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Vol.47, No.l 

March 1985 

Holland Family 
Makes $100,000 
Gift to Elon 

Members of the family of the late 
Shirley Thomas Holland of Windsor, Va., 
have pledged $100,000 to Elon College in 
memory of their husband and father who 
served for more than 30 years on the col- 
lege's board of trustees. 

The gift comes as part of the col- 
lege's *5.7 million PRIDE U campaign. 
In recognition of the gift, the Elon 
Board of Trustees executive committee 
has voted to name the president's 
home "Holland House." 

Those of the Holland family par- 
ticipating in the memorial gift are Mrs. 
Holland and sons, Dr. Clarence A. 
Holland of Virginia Beach, Va.; Dr. 
William E. Holland of Midlothian, 
Va., and Sen. Richard J. Holland of 
Windsor. The funds will be used for 
capita! unrestricted expenditures as a 
part of the PRIDE II campaign. 

Shirley T. Holland 

Kunds raised m the campaign will go 
to the college's endowment scholar- 
ships and physical plant improvements 
including a new fine arts classroom 

The late Mr. Holland served as a 
trustee emeritus of the college from 
1946 until the time of his death in 
May 1983. He was a student at the 
college prior to World War 1. Mr. 
Holland was a leading businessman in 
Windsor. He helped organize the 
Farmers Bank of Windsor in 1919 and 
served as chief executive until 1968 
when his son, Richard J. Holland, was 
elected president. The elder Holland 
then continued to serve as chairman of 
the bank's board of directors. He also 
was president of the Shirley T. 
Holland Insurance Agency and served 
on the Windsor Town Council. 

Mr. Holland was veteran of two 
decades of service in the Virginia 
House of Delegates, representing Isle of 
Wight and Nansemond counties and 

Suffolk in the legislature. He was 
chairman of the House Insurance and 
Banking Committee and sponsored a 
number of major banking bills during 
his tenure. 

He also introduced the bill that 
created the Virginia Industrial 
Development Corp. and served as 
secretary and director of the corpora- 
tion. Another of his bills enables state 
employees, including teachers, to retire 
at age 60. 

After leaving the legislature in 1966, 
Mr. Holland was appointed by Gov. 
Mills E. Godwin, Jr. to do legislative 
liaison work during the General 
Assembly sessions. He was credited by 
Governor Godwin with being in- 
strumental in upgrading public educa- 
tion, creating the community college 
system and in getting the state retail 
sales tax bill passed,. 

"Few persons have given more of 
themselves to Elon College than 
Shirley Holland," said President Fred 
Young, "tn addition to his leadership, 
he had the longest record of annual 
giving to the college, having con- 
tributed every year since records were 
kept. We are pleased to have this visi- 
ble tribute to Shirley Holland on the 
Elon Campus." 

Elon Tuition 
Remains Low 

While the cost of a private college 
education continues to increase in 
North Carolina, Elon College has 
managed to keep tuition low. A recent 
comparison among 18 similar colleges 
and universities in N.C. shows Elon to 
be third from the bottom in tuition 
and fees. 

The figures come from a recent issue 
of "The Chronicle of Higher Educa- 
tion" and were collected by the Col- 
lege Board for a survey, " The College 
Cost Book, 1984-85." Most colleges 
and universities in the state par- 
ticipated in the survey. 

Elon's tuition and fees of $3,290 for 
the 1984-85 school year ranked just 
above those of two other N.C. colleges 
when compared with private, coeduca- 
tional, four-year, predominantly white 
institutions. Fifteen similar colleges and 
universities in the state charged higher 
tuition and fees than Elon. 

The figures range from a low of 
$2,800 to a high of $7,681. Elon's cost 
of $3,290 is well below the average 
cost of $4,442. All North Carolina 
residents receive a $750 legislative tui- 
tion grant, reducing Elon's tuition for 
in-state students to $2,540. 

Elon College President Fred Young 
said the college maintains a low tuition 
through two primary programs - a cost 
consciousness on the part of all Elon 
employees and an aggressive fund- rais- 
ing plan. 

"First, and most important, Eton 
College has maintained a balanced 
budget for over 20 years," Young said, 
"by making a conscientious effort to 
keep expenses as low as possible. Our 
faculty and staff work hard to make 
Elon affordable. 

Smile when you say Elon! Tlie 1985 Elon Phonathon -wai a success as 
alumni, parents and friends made pledges in record numbers. Aiumni respond- 
ed enthiisiasnadly (o the "Let's Beat Davidson and Wake Forest Challenge," 
and, if all pledges are paid, Elon may well become the leader among the 
state's private colleges in alumni participation. Pledges are due May 1, i985. 

"Second, Elon's Development Office 
raises over $3 million a year, about a 
fourth of the $12 million budget at the 
college. These outside funds, from 
alumni, businesses and other groups, 
allow students to receive a college 
education for about three-fourths of 
the actual cost," Young noted. 

Contributions to the college have 
made possible several improvements in 
the beautification of the 150-acre cam- 
pus m the past few years. Most of 
these projects have been completed 
through the generosity of individuals 
in the Elon College community and 
alumni from throughout the nation. 

"We have found that an environ- 
ment conducive to learning attracts 
students and builds pride in the in- 
stitution," Young said, 

Elon's successes have not been 
without problems. With 2,800 
students, the coeducational college has 
the third largest private undergraduate 
enrollment in the state. The growth 
has created overcrowding, and six new 
residence halls have been constructed 
in the past three years, a time when 
other colleges are struggling to main- 
tain enrollments. 

Even with the new dorms, the col- 
lege began the year with doiens of 
students in a local motel, although 
most overcrowding in rooms was 

As word of Elon's academic reputa- 
tion and low tuition spreads, the 
number of applications increases. In 
Virginia, for instance-, where Elon's 
academic reputation and low costs are 
well known among high school 

students, more students who left the 
state attended Elon than any other 
college in the nation. 

Earlier this year, the admission re- 
quirements were increased for the first 
time in several years, and already ap- 
plications for next year are ahead at 
the college, which has rejected more 
students for next year than it had this 
time last year. 

"We're not complaining," Young 
pointed out. "These are problems 
many schools would like to have. But 
they are not without a cost." 

A part of that cost is a faculty that 
is overburdened and some classes 
larger than school officials would like. 

"Still, we find on surveys thai 97 
percent of our graduates list a close 
mentor relationship with a faculty 
member as the thing they like best 
about Elon College. We're very proud 
of that, and we want to continue offer- 
ing personalized attention at a 
reasonable price." 

Duncans Endow 

William H. and Kathryn M. Dun- 
can, of Greensboro, N.C, have 

established an endowed scholarship at 
Elon College to aid visually-impaired 
students. The Duncan Scholarship 
Fund will be restricted to deserving 
students who are legally blind or are 
low vision patients. 
Duncan, a native of Long Island, 
Continued on Page 15 

The Magazine of Elon 


March, 1985 1 



CoUege Calendar 






Thad Eure 

Cfutimion o/ the Elon Board <>/ 

WJlma Parrish '57 

Prjnci/vi/ par ncellajice 

John Sparks '50 

CPA wkh a mind for moi'i^i 

In Pursuit of Trivia? 

Test ^oi^; E/m /.Q- 

About our new look... 

This issue of the Magazine of Elon 

sports a number o( changes: a new 
typeface (Goudy Oidstyie), new 
masthead and department headings, 
and a page design that we hope will 
enhance readability. Enjoyl 

RP. & G.F. 



Edicor: S:in Perkins 
Art Directon Gayic- ¥hh- 

J.m McDowell '76 

D.rvctor of Cc- 
1- Kmiz White 'SO 

Direttor c( Alumni &. Parent 

Stephen Ballard 

Sports Information Director 
Dr- )ern' Tollev 

Director of Annual Gi\-ing 
Emma U-wL- 
Shirley Crawford 
Chris Quad '85 

Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1984-86 
Executive Conimittee 


President, Zac T. Walker, III '60; First Vice- 
President, Noel L, Allen W; 
Second V[ce-Prcjident, Ronald P Butler '75; 
Immediate Pa?t President. Sally A. O'Neill 
'70: Executive Secretary, ]. King White '60 

Alumni Chapter leaders 

Alamance Counc\', N.C., Thomas L. Bais, 
Jr. 71; Greater Atbnia. Ga., B. Allen Bush, 
)r. -68; Gr-^ater Charlotte, N.C., Smnley E, 
Butler '78; Forsyth County, N.C., Jack P. 
Locicero '8I' Guilford Counry, N.C, 
Afhburn L. Kitby '57; Greater Richmond, 
Va.. Lindj M. Shields '67; Sanford/Ue 
County, N.C, Donald E. Dollar '70; Suffolk, 
Va.. Betty Jean Crigger '76; Triangle Area. 
N.C. Timorhv M. Mo<.re "73; Virginia 
Beach. Va., Hcnrv F. Pmman '72; Greater 
Washington, D.C. Robert H. Pafe 75. 


Bryant M. Coi^m 'M, Irene H. Covington 
'41, Siemund S. Davitison '62, James S. Den- 
ton '7i. Daniel B, Harrcll. Jr. '48, Victor H. 
Hoffman '61. L. Donald Johnson '65, Datden 
W. Jones '27. Michael A. Leggett -77. Helen 
J. Lindsay '52, Philip R. Mann '54, John Z. 
McBtaver '35, Nina M. McConneli '70. 
Calvin A. Michaels '54. John P. Paisley, Jr. 
70, Nancy R. Penick '30, Lynn M. Stewart 
■Si. C, Grayson Whitt '7'-). Ann M. Wilkins 
'3J. W. Woodrow WiUon '38, William C, 
Zint. Ill '79. 

The Magaiine of Elon (USPS 174- 5S0) Is 
published quarterly *iih an eKtra issue during 
the fourth quartet. Second dass po.staEe paid at 
Elon College, N.C, 27244. PosHnastcr: Send 
address chnngcs to Elon College Office of 
Development. Campus Box 2116, Elon ColtcGe, 
N.C. 27214-2010. 

College Calendar 



Elliot Engel, Dickens You Say! 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Come along for a lively visit to the 
e.vubcram world of Charles Dickens. 
Dr. Engcl. associate professor of 
English at N.C. State University, is a 
captivating entertainer who presents n 
curiosity shop of rare items about 
the great novelist's life and times, 

Darla Bray, soprano, 

Senior Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Elon College Community 
Orchestra, Dr. Maivin Artley 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Cindy Matkins, soprano, 
Senior Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Tonya Childress, pia 

Senior Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, 3 


Harley E. Jolley, "The Battle of 
Grandfather Mountain, 

Mooney Theater, 7;3f) p.m. 
Dr. Jolloy, profcssot of history ,it Mar- 
Hill College, will describe the heated 
battle between the National Parks Ser 
vice and local politicians over the 
right-ofway for the Blue Ridge 
Parkway. Phi Alpha Theta lecture 

Edward Jackman, comedian 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Watch Jackman, a "Real People" per- 
former, juggle three balls while balanc- 
ing a 10-speed bicycle on his head. 
SUB sponsored. 

Donna Euliss, soprano, 
Sophomore Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, S p.m. 

Burlington Boys Choir 

Whitley Auditorium. 8 p.m. 
Burlington's wo rid- traveled choir will 
perform works by Mozart. Bach and 
Haydn. For ticket inforrnation, call 
227-6007 - 1 a.m. • 5 p.m. 

Spring Worship Service 

Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. 

Douglas J. Culver, "The Living 
Relation of Religion and 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Dr. Culver is president of the N.t 
tional Foundation for the Study of 
Religion and Economics, a non-profit 
foundation committed to the belief 
that people of commerce and thc-ology 
need to work together. A question 
and answer period will follow the lec- 
ture. Sponsored by religion and 
business departments. 



James Glenn, tenor, and 
Paulette Glenn, piano. 

Faculty Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 4 p.m. 


Chamber Music Concert 

Faculty members of the Eion Col- 
lege Department of Fine Arts 
Whidcy Auditorium, 8 p.m. 


Ralph Kerns, director 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
The gospel of St. Matthew set to 
music - youthful exuberance and op- 
timism in a love-thy-neighbor mood! 
Presented by the Department of Fine 

Kay Yow, "The Olympic 


Mooncv Theater, 7:30 p.m. 

Construction Company Dai 

Pat Gray, director 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Elon College Communitv 

Dr. Maivin Artley, director 
Whiiley Audiiorlum, 8 p.m. 

Lee Covington, saxophone, a 
Kathy Shober, flute. 
Student Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 


Elon College Concert band. 

Dr. Jack White, director 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Barbara Dinger Jacobson, 

flute. Faculty Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8:00 p.m. 

Elon College Choir and 
Chamber Singers 

Dr. James Glenn, ditector 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

beyond our control sometime; 
force us to cancel events. Please confirm by 
calling 584-2437. 



April 6-14 
May 10 
May 11-15 
May 19 

Spring vacation 

Classes end 




1985 Men's Tennis 




Wesi Liberty Slate 




Slippery Hock U-PA 

Belmont Abbey 


Greensboro College 


High Poinl 


East Slfoudsbutg 










CIAC Tourmenl-GuiKord 

High Point 


Atlantic Christian 


Disirict 26 Toufnamem 


19BS BasebaH Sched 


Virginia Tech DH-H-1 00 

Ml. Union College DH-H-1 :00 

Wake Forest A-2;00 

Western Carolina DH-H-1. 00 

Nofib Carolina-Cnarlolte 
Allanlic Christian 
Shaw University 
Concord College 
Pembroke Stale 
Duke Univetsrly 
North Cafolina-A&T 
High Poinl College 
Pfeifet College 
Catawba College 

Guilford College 
North Catolina-Asheviiie 
Wingale College 
Catawba College 
GuiKofd College 

High Point 
Nodh Carolina AST 
Pemt>ioi<e State 
Pleifier College 
Wingate College 
Gatdnef-Webb College 
SI. Augustine's College 
Disltlct 26 

Rick Jones, Head Coach 

A-3 00 


H-A-1 00 




H-A-1 :00 






198S Women's 




Havertord Gollege-PA 



High Point 



Atlantic Chrislian 











Long wood 






Mats Hill 








A&T Stale 





A-2 00 


CIAC Tournament-Salisbury 


St. Andrews 


District 26 Tournamenl 


Karen Garden, 

Head Coach 


2 The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

New Majors Added 

Elon Enters Television Age 

A new major in Mass Communica- 
tion, which will prepare students for 
careers in radio and television, has 
been added to the Elon College cur- 
riculum. The faculty approved the new 
program in February and at the same 
time approved a major in Journalism 
to replace the existing English/Jour- 
nalism major. 

The new Mass Communication ma- 
jor is made possible by the recent ad- 
dition of a television production studio 
on the first floor of Mooney Building 
and the purchase of television equip- 
ment. The college already has a cam- 
pus radio station, WSOE-FM, which 
was increased to 500 watts last year. 

According to Dr. Chris White, vice 
president for academic and student af- 
fairs, Elon first began building a televi- 
sion program in the summer of 1984 
after Cablevision of Alamance ap- 
proached the college with a proposal 
to lay cable for an internal campus 
television channel and asking the col- 
lege to provide programming for the 
local access cablevision channel. At 
that time W. Ray Johnson was hired 
as coordinator of television services 
and communication, and basic televi- 
sion equipment was acquired. 

Beginning in the fall semester 
Johnson and a group of interested 

students produced a weekly cablevison 
show entitled "Elon in Review" which 
is shown over the Alamance and 
Guilford county local access channels. 
In January, more equipment was pur- 
chased and the Mooney videotaping 
classroom was converted into a televi- 
sion production studio. Johnson and 
Gerald Gibson, assistant professor of 
communications, are currently using 
the studio to teach Elon's first produc- 
tion course. 

"Elon now has video facilities 
equivalent to that of most small televi- 
sion studios and many larger institu- 
tions," said Johnson. "And we have 
some added advantages. 

"At most larger universities the 
students never get to touch the 
sophisticated equipment. That privilege 
is reserved for graduate students and 
professors only. Our students will get 
to use everything, 

"Also, in most other schools, even m 
graduate programs, the tapes that are 
created are never seen by anyone 
other than the class and the professor. 
We will have the ability to cablecast 
live from the studio, Whitley 
Auditorium, Alumni Gymnasium and 
the new fine arts center, and our pro- 
grams will actually be seen by an au- 
dience either over the campus channel 
or the local access channel." 

Meiselman Gives 
Land To Elon 

A Charlotte businessman has con- 
tributed a gift of real estate appraised 
at 5235,000 to the Elon College PRIDE 
II campaign. The donation came as a 
result of a suggestion by an alumnus 
living in Jacksonville, Fla. 

The businessman who made the gift, 
one of the major donations to the 
Elon PRIDE II campaign, is Ira S. 
Meiselman, 42-vear-old president of 
Eastern Federal Corp. Eastern Federal 
operates approximately 100 theaters in 
the southeastern United States. 

The Elon alumnus who influenced 
Mr. Meiselman to make the gift is 
William H. Maness, class of 1938, and 
an attorney and partner in the firm of 
Maness and Kachergus of Jacksonville, 

"We have identified a number of 
land parcels over the last few years 
that we felt would make suitable gifts," 
Mr. Meiselman explained. "One of 
these was the site in Jacksonville. Our 
firm has been represented by Bill 
Maness over a period of years. When 
discussion arose concerning several 
parcels of land, including the one in 
Jacksonville, and possible recipients 

■re mentioned, including the City of 
Jacksonville. Bill Maness lobbied for 
Elon in a friendly but persistent man- 
ner. We are pleased to make the dona- 
tion to Elon." 

Mr. Meiselman, a native of Fayette- 
viile who has lived in Charlotte most 
of his life, is a graduate of the Whar- 
ton School ot Business of the Universi- 
ty of Pennsylvania. His wife Jenny is a 
graduate of Duke University with a 

Ira S. Meiselman 

master's degree and a doctorate from 
the University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill. She is a licensed practic- 
ing psychologist. The couple has two 

"Loyal alumni like Bill Maness and 
generous benefactors like Ira 
Meiselman are two of the chief reasons 
Elon can continually upgrade the 
quality of its program," said President 
Fred Young, "We are grateful to both 
these men for this gift," 

Three alumni for Eton: Dr. )o Waits \X/tlliams -55, vice president 
for developmeni at Elon. accepts a Northwestern Bank gift of $10,000 for the 
nciL' fine arts center from Watt Jenrteite '66, left, senior vice presideni. tntst 
division, and Bob Skinner '60, executive vice president . 

Francis Named 
To Dean's Post 

Dr. Gerald L. Francis, former pro- 
fessor of mathematics, has been named 
dean of academic affairs at Elon 

Dr. Francis has served as associate 
dean of academic affairs since June, 
1983, As dean he will be responsible 
to the vice president for academic and 
student affairs for the supervision and 
development of the academic program 
of the college. 

"Dr. Francis has done an excellent 
job as professor, department chairman, 
and associate dean," said Vice Presi- 
dent Chris White. "He has tremendous 
support from the faculty and I am con- 
vinced that this appointment will be a 
positive step for Elon College." 

Dr. Francis, a native of the 
Washington, D.C. area, graduated 
from Appalachian State University. He 
received his master's degree from ASU 
and his Ph.D. degree from Virginia 
Polytechnic Institute and State 

Before joining the Elon faculty in 
1974, Dr. Francis taught in the 
Virginia public school system and at 
ASU. From 1978-84 he served as 
chairman of the Elon Math Depart- 
ment and was instrumental in the for- 
mation of the Computer Information 
Science Program. 

BI Foundation 
Gives To PRIDE 

Burlington Industries Foundation has 
pledged $50,000 to the Elon College 
PRIDE II Campaign, college officials 
have announced. The funds will be 
used toward the construction of the 
proposed fine arts center. 

"We are cognizant of the fine work 
being done at Elon and the large 
number of employees' children who 

have benefited from the college and its 
services over recent years," said Park 
R, .Davidson, executive director of the 

The fine arts center will be con- 
structed on Williamson Avenue near 
the site of the present track. A new 
all-weather track and soccer field have 
been built on the northern end of the 
campus near the Koury Field House. 

"This grant from the Burlington 
Industries Foundation will go a long 
way towards helping Elon College pro- 
vide this needed addition to our fine 
arts program," Elon College President 
Fred Young said. "We are grateful for 
the sense of community needs the 
Burlington Industries Foundation has 
recognized in making this substantial 

Gift Received 

Hoffmann-La Roche, a major 
research-oriented health care compan' 
has given $3,500 to Elon College, 
which will go directly toward the 
Cytotechnology Program, 

The Cytotechnology Program at 
Elon offers both bachelor and associate 
degrees in cooperation with Roche 
Biomedical Laboratories. Inc. of Burl- 
ington, a subsidiary of Hoffmann-La 
Roche. The program is designed to 
meet the needs of students preparing 
for positions as cytotechnologists in 
hospitals, clinics, commercial 
laboratories, and private physicians' 
laboratories. The work of seniors in 
the program is done primarily at 
Roche Biomedical Laboratories in 

"On behalf of all of us associated 
with Elon College, I would like to 
thank Hoffmann-La Roche for their 
generous gift," said Dr. Jo Watts 
Williams, vice president for develop- 
ment at Elon. 

The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 3 




in His 


From mayor of Winton, N.C. to 

Secretary of State, Thad Eure, 

chairman of Elon Board of 

Trustees, has been in elective office 

for 62 years - a U.S. record 

Story and Photo 
By Mary Ellen Priestley 

Thad £i. 

ire has been chairman of the Elon College Board of Tntstees since 1955. 

The young boy walked with his 
father through the corridors of 
the state capitol in Raleigh. If 
memory is correct, the year was about 
1913, and the pair had come by train 
from Gates County to see the sights, 
the first glimpse of the city for the 
boy. The highlight of the tour was the 
capitol, for the father admired and 
respected the elected government of- 
ficials. He was showing his eldest child 
where, these great men worked for the 
people of North Carolina. 

In those days state officials, from the 
governor down, received their consti- 
tuents, heard their problems or sugges- 
tions, and talked with them. As the 
boy and his father walked along the 
halls of the capitol, the boy saw 
"Governor" on one door, "Lt. Gover- 
nor" on the next, "Secretary of State" 
on another, but all the doors were 
closed. He longed to see inside, to see 
these respected persons, but his father 
had no reason to knock on the doors, 
and they walked on. This experience 
impressed the boy. Why were the 
doors shut? What went on behind 

At the end of the day, a foot-weary 
Taiewell Eure and his son Thad 
returned to the Gates County farm in 
eastern North Carolina, not far from 
the Virginia line, Taiewell Eure. an 
onlv child, had inherited the farm 

from his father, ownership by the fami 
ly going back to an original land 

Thad had gone to a one-room, one- 
teacher school, trudging through all 
kinds of weather for the six-month 
school terms. He carried a tin lunch 
bucket holding a piece of side-meat, a 
sweet potato and a cold biscuit. Dur- 
ing his six month vacations, he work- 
ed on his father's farm. For high 
school, he walked three miles to and 
from Gatesville, the county seat, for 
four years, 1913-I9I7. Here he studied, 
played football and thought about 
what he was going to do. 

"I never thought of anything but 
practicing law," Thad Eure says. "So 
my father said I should go to the 
University in Chapel Hill where there 
was a law school. I'm satisfied that if 
Elon College had had one law book, 
he would have sent me there, for Elon 
College was a part of our family's life 
always. My grandfathers on both sides 
were devoted to Elon. An aunt of 
mine went there, and later my sister 
and two brothers, and four of my 

Thad Eure attended the University 
of North Carolina two years for 
general studies and pre-law and two 
years for law. He traveled back and 

The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

"For 48 years. person has seen my 
door closed during office hours." 

"Elon College was a part of our family's life always." 

forth from home to university bv 
train. One day as he returned to 
Chapel Hill, he met pretty Minca 
Banks, on her way back to St. Mary's 
College in Raleigh. 

"No, I didn't visit her at St. Mary's.' 
he recalls with a chuckle. "A man 
couldn't get inside the door at a girl's 
school in those days, but we did write 
letters. And I saw her in Winton, her 
home in Hertford County about nine 
miles from our farm." 

After graduation from law school, 
Eure remembers he did not wish to go 
too far from his father's garden and 
smokehouse, for these were hard times 
in the early 1920's. He happened to 
find space for a desk at a law of^'ice in 
Winton, however, and set out by mule 
cart for Winton with a desk, some 
books and clothing. When he reached 
the bank of the Chowan River, he had 
to pull the raft'tvpe ferry across the 
river. Then he made his way to the 

"For the little things I did in my 
practice that first year, I was most 
often paid in hams, meat, vegetables 
from gardens or fish from the river," 
Eure says. "You may find this hard to 
believe now, but for the first year my 
cash receipts totaled less than $100. 
But I stuck it out." 

A friendly, tall young lawyer who 
liked to talk with the residents of his 
new hometown. Eure decided to enter 
the 1923 race for mayor of Winton. 
He won. He was also chosen Hertford 
County attorney and was given an of- 
fice in the courthouse. 

Eure was seeing Mima Banks, and 
he knew that he wanted to marry her. 
But he had vowed that he would not 
marry until he was 25 years of age. 
"Minta says I am stubborn," he adds, 
but did agree to the first possible day 
November 15. 1924, his 25th birthday! 
Thev were married in Winton. 

Eure served as mayor of Win- 
ton until 1928 and county at- 
torney until 1931. In the 
meantime, in 1929 he was elected to 
the N.C. House of Representatives. He 
was named principal clerk of the house 
for sessions of 1931, 1933, 1935 and 
the extra session in 1936. Already ac- 
tive in the Democratic Party, he was 
chosen Presidential elector for the First 
District, North Carolina, in 1932, 

In 1936 Eure threw his hat into the 
ring for the office of secretary of state. 
He won and has won in every election 
since, through November 1984, for 
four-year terms. And so he is into his 
49th year as secretary of state and his 
62nd year of continuous elective office. 
According to the Council of State 
Governments, Secretary Eure's record 
tops all national records for longevity 
in elective office. 

What is this man's secret for suc- 
cessful re-election? There are no 
secrets, he says, but he adds that cer- 
tain events and persons taught him 
valuable lessons, 

"I'll remember always that first trip 
to the capitol with my father when I 
never saw an open door. It made an 
impression on me. So when I was 
elected secretary of state. 1 took the 
nameplate off my office door and at- 
tached it to the inside and left the 
door open. With the door open, a per- 
son entering can see whose office this 
IS and can see into the office. For 48 

years-now into the 49th-no person 
has seen my door closed during office 

"1 have served with 13 consecutive 
governors of North Carolina. I recall 
one governor's visit to my office. He 
came in, walked to a chair and started 
to sit. Just before hitting the bottom of 
the chair, he stood and walked to the 
door, took the doorknob, and I said. 
'I've been here several years and that 
door has stayed open. Please, let's not 
close it now. If we must talk behind 
closed doors, could we go to your of- 
fice?' " The governor left the door 
open and came back to talk. 

"Don't think others don't know 
about that open door," Eure con- 
tinues. "This policy led to a related 
one. No secretary of mine ever asks. 
'Who's calling?' when a telephone 
caller does not identify himself or 
herself, I will not permit that. You 
know the main purpose of asking is so 
you can decide whether you'll talk or 
not. I will talk to them. And no 
secretary brings me a calling card from 
a visitor. If a person wants to see me, 
and I am in my office. I see him 
regardless of his station in life. This 
policy has stood me in good stead 
through the years. 

"A person who gave me valuable in- 
formation was Governor Clyde R. 
Hoey. He was elected governor the 
same year 1 became secretary of state. 
This man looked the part of a 
statesman; he dressed the patt. and he 
knew how to handle people and ad- 
dress the issues. In those days people 
came to see the governor and they saw 

Eure recalls a revealing incident 
when a group of Gates County citizens 
thought they had an answer to a pro- 
blem. They made appointment to see 
Governor Hoey. Before they visited 
the governor that day, they came by 
to see Eure and tell him why they had 
come to Raleigh. As they left for their 
appointment, Eure suggested they drop 
in before they left for home to let him 
know how the governor had taken 
theif ideas. 

"They did come by and all sat 
down," Eure says. "1 asked them how 
things went. One person looked 
around at the rest, and then he said, 
'Governor Hoey is one of the finest 
men we ever saw. He's a good man, 
too. You know, he has a lot of prob- 
lems, and he's doing the best he can.' 
So they had not even mentioned why 
they had come. They all looked 
satisfied. They smiled, and they left. 
"Now Governor Hoey knew what 
they were coming to see him about. 
He also knew he couldn't do anything. 
But he was a man who could play 
quarterback, call the plays, and run 
the ball. He understood people," Eure 

Another policy that has helped 
maintain Eure's popular support, he 
believes, has been his attitude toward 
school children. When so many public 
officials do not want to be bothered 
with noisy, questioning, nosey 
children, Eure has always welcomed 
them. He invites them into his office 
shakes their hands, asks about their 
visit to Raleigh and their hometowns 
Then the last thing he says to them i 
"Remember me to your papas and 

mamas," and he says, "They've been 
doing that through the years." 

Does the secretary spend much time 
campaigning for re-election? "Oh, yes," 
he says. "One friend said I start before 
sunrise the morning after election and 
never stop! I've never spent much 
money on getting elected though." 

Today Eure presides over the 
Department of the Secretary 
of State with five divisions 
for its multitude of responsibilities. 
When he was elected in 1936. he head 
ed a Department of State with seven 
members. In the first full year, 1937, 
for example, they issued charters to ' 
about 700 business corporations. In 
1984, with 53 employees, the depart- 
ment issued more than 12.000 charters. 

When he began as secretary, the 
department served as custodian of the 
state constitution and all the laws 
enacted. He was a member of the 
Council of State, he attested 
documents signed by the governor and 
the use of the great seal of the state, as 
well as issuing charters to businesses. 
The divisions of the department today 
are Publications, Corporations, 
Securities, Uniform Commercial Code 
and General Administration, 

"it is interesting the way I found my 
deputy in the Uniform Commercial 
Code Division," says Eure. "I was at 
the Elon College graduation in 1970, 
sitting on the platform when a young 
man graduate attracted my attention. 
His name was Charles Moore. After 
the ceremony 1 tried to find him in 
the crowd but couldn't, and so I 
telephoned him and offered him a job, 
He accepted. That young man had no 
vacation after graduation. Today he is 
in charge of the UCC Division." 

Eure likes best those parts of his 
work that bring him into contact with 
people. Administering the oath of of- 
fice, as for highway patrolmen and 
members of the general assembly, give 
him opportunities to meet a wide 
range of North Carolina people. 
Recently, he swore in the new com- 
mander of the highway patrol, and at 
the ceremony he noted that he had 
administered the oath of office to this 
officer at every promotion in his 
career. The same was true of the se- 
cond officer in command. 

Added to Thad Eure's numerous ac- 
tivities has been his service as a 
member of the Elon College Board of 
Trustees for 43 years and its chairman 
for 30. He has served during the 
presidencies of L.E.Smith, Earl 
Danieiey, and Fred Young. With ex- 
tensive family ties to the college and 
his own long and devoted service, he 
thinks now of its future. 

"One thing worrying to all indepen- 
dent college or university administra- 
tions is financing. The cuts in federal 
funds to students and institutions as 
well as the coming strain on state 
budgets makes financing more difficult. 
States are receiving added respon- 
sibilities under the Reagan administra- 
tion and less funding to help carry out 
these responsibilities." 

Eure thinks that Elon College is for- 
tunate to have Fred Young as presi- 
dent of the North Carolina Associa- 
tion of Independent Colleges and 
Universities. "He enjoys a fine position 
among the state's institutions of higher 

learning, and he has given a lot to the 
association. North Carolina owes 

much to its independent colleges, and 
the state couldn't make it without 
them, couldn't pay for all the 
buildings, equipment, services and 
faculties they represent in order to 
educate qualified people. That's what 
the state would be required by law to 
do if we didn't have these independent 

As an active Democrat. Thad 
Eure was keynote speaker at 
the 1950 Democratic state 
convention. He served as its perma- 
nent chairman for the 1962, 1978 and 
1982 state conventions. He still votes 
m Winton whose district named him 
Presidential elector in 1932. 

Is the Democratic Party in North 
Carolina in disarray? No, he says 
although it did suffer the biggest blow 
in his lifetime last fall, losing races for 
the U.S. Senate, governor, and two 
Congressmen. "The Democratic P/rty 
has always bounced back, and it will 
again. The party will be renewed 
rapidly, and the results will be seen in 
the next election." Eure says with the 
assurance of an elder statesman, 

Thad Eure has come to be known 
by two personal trademarks-his red 
bow tie and his green ink pen. "I can't 
remember ever wearing a four-in-one 
tie," he says. "Weil, maybe once 
When I was at the Sir Walter Raleigh 
Hotel one day before the election, a 
man from^Scotland County came'up 
and said, 'Eure. my constituents won't 
vote for you if you wear that fool tie 
Here, put this one on!' And he held a 
four-in-one tie around my neck while 
his friend took a picture of me. 

"The trouble is that I can't find 
these bow ties in shops. My daughter 
Armecia (Mrs. Norman Black) has a 
friend who makes them and Armecia 
gives me a supply at Christmas." 

Using green ink to sign his name on 
documents also began back when 
everyone used a fountain pen filled I 
from a bottle of ink. One governor's 
secretary estimated then that, given a 
governor in four years executes about 
50,000 official documents and all are 
attested by the secretary of state. Eure 
would have used more than five 
gallons of the green liquid just in sign- 
ing his name! 

Secretary Eure wears a hat white 
most of America goes hatless. He tops 
off his attire in the cold months with a| 
felt hat. In the spring he dons a straw 
hat, "My father always started wearing 
his hard-straw sailor on April 5th, 
his birthday, as he went into the 
village of Eure or Eure's Station where 
my father's uncle had a store and the 
Atlantic Coast freight trains wen 

Last summer Thad and Minca Eure 
moved from their Raleigh home of 39 
years to a pleasant one-story house 
with solarium and deck facing the 
woods. "We hated to give up our 
home, but Mrs. Eure has arthritis, 
Eure says, "and we needed to have 
one-story house. Here on this quiet 
road we are close to Thad Jr.'s home, 

Thad Eure has been given numerous 
awards, citations, and accolades for his 
distinguished public service, but he 
takes greatest pride in the confidence 
people have shown him through re- 
elections for 62 years. This is the jewel 
in his crown. 

The Magazine of Elon March. 1985 5 


Everybody's talking about educational excellence, but principal 
Wilma Parrish, Elon '57, is doing something about it. In 
a recent study, her middle school was named one of the top 
four in the nation. 

By Mary Owens Fitzgerald 

Amid squeals of delight rhe 
master of ceremonies ar 
Western Middle School 
fervently announces, "Our next contes- 
tant is that lovely songbird, our very 
own principal, Mrs. Wilma Brown Par- 
rish, bringing you'The Flivver Song." 

Will you love me when my spark 

plugs they have nated 

And my inner tubes have lost their 

self -respect 

When my radiator is leaking and 

my fenders are squeaking 

Will you love me when my fliwer 

IS a wreck?" 

intones Wilma Parrish to the au- 
dience's delight. 

Bedecked in her bright flapper 
costume, comfortable and at ease as a 
leading contestant on the Faculty 
Gong Show, Mrs. Parrish is an en- 
thusiastic educator who knows that 
learning can and should be fun. 
Laughter, rewards, individual attention 
and mutual respect are a few of the 
components that make learning at 
Western Middle School in Alamance 
County, North Carolina, vital and na- 
tionally recognized. The creative force 
shaping this school into an extraor- 
dinary environment for learning is 
Wilma Brown Parrish. Elon '57. 

The selection of Western Middle 
School in 1980 as one of the four 
outstanding schools in the nation for 
Joan Lipsiti's study. Succt*ss/ui Schools 
(or Young Adolescents, is perhaps the 
most significantrecognitio'n of Mrs. 
Parrish's achievements. Mrs. Lipsitz, 
director of the Center for Early 
Adolescence at the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill ex- 
amines four effective and successful 
middle schools that foster healthy 
social development and academic 
achievement. Western Middle appears 
in Lipsitz's study as "Proud Country." 

Born in 1922 to Olivia and Billy 
Brown, Wilma Brown finished Burl- 
ington High School in 1941 and mar- 
ried William E. Parrish in 1942. Short- 
ly thereafter, the young couple bought 
a small home and invited her mother 
ro live with them. A son. Lewis, and a 
daughter, Betty, were born and the 
years passed for Mrs. Parrish in the 
role of the traditional homemaker. 

Fourteen years after finishing high 
school, Mrs. Parrish was asked to 
substitute for Betty's first grade teacher 
at Elon Elementary School. She 
delighted the children with a 
Christmas tea. stories and songs woven 
into their academic work. The prin- 
cipal, Dr. Hill, was so impressed with 
this natural born teacher he offered a 
job without hesitation, only to 

discover that her formal education 
ended with high school. 

Determined to see her in the 
classroom. Dr. Hill pressured Mrs. Par- 
rish to keep an appointment with the 
registrar at Elon College. She left the 
office slightly dazed, for she found 
herself enrolled to begin classes im- 

Mrs. Parrish's determination 
took her soaring through 
classes at Elon, and she 
completed the course work in three 
years. "Elon was good to me," she 
reminisces. She played the piano and 
worked in the student store to help 
with expenses. Her husband worked a 
second job. She majored in English 
and gravitated toward drama, art and 
music courses that complemented her 
natural talents and interests. Though a 
wife and mother, she was active on 
campus as a day student, served her 
sorority as president (wears her sorori- 
ty pen in her lapel to this day) and 
participated in Drama Club activities. 

At graduation, Mrs. Parrish lacked 
only two drama courses for a double 
major. She plays the piano for pleasure 
and entertainment and readily admits, 
"I'm a ham." Coupled with her gift to 
make each student realize how special 
he is, the talents inherited from her 
mother provided the raw materials 
necessary for a superb teacher. 

After eleven years as a teacher at 
Elon Elementary School, Mrs. Parrish 
was offered principalship at South 
Mebane Elementary School. Two and 
a half years later, she became principal 
at Altamahaw-Ossipee Elementary 
School. One of the most remarkable 
incidents in the Parrish's life occurred 
during this period. Grandparents 
themselves, they "adopted" a son. 

Jimmy first appeared in Mrs. Par- 
rish's life at Altamahaw-Ossipee the 
day Social Services enrolled a curly- 
headed little fellow shrinking down in- 
to the scruffy fur collar on his worn 
grey coat. Fear and anxiety filled his 
clear blue eyes. Mrs. Parrish's gentle 
but firm hug dispelled his fears. Warm- 
ed and relaxed, Jimmy eased into her 
heart and life. The bond between 
them grew. 

However, in November 1972, Social 
Services planned to place Jimmy in a 
home out-of-state. Aware that he had 
been in eight foster homes in his brief 
nine years, Mrs. Parrish and her hus- 
band went to court, challenged Social 
Services and on April 27, 1973, 
won the custody battle for Jimmy. 

In 1978 Elon Elementary and 
Altamahaw-Ossipee merged 
into Western Middle School 
and Mrs. Parrish was appointed prin- 

Wilma Parrish began college 15 years after high school. She has since become 
one of the most successful principals in the nation. 

cipal. She participated in the original 
planning, worked with architects, the 
School Board and educational commit- 
tees to achieve a setting that would 
stimulate and invite learning. Today. 
six years later, the building is spotless, 
with only gentle signs of wear. 

Nestled among the landscaped beds 
of azaleas and hollies is the plaque 
denoting Western Middle as the reci- 
pient of the Alamance Beautification 
Special Schools Pride Award. How are 
such extras funded? "Money is not a 
problem," comments Mrs. Parrish. Her 
willingness to solve a problem with her 
own energy and elbow grease as well 
as personal funds is inspirational to 
those around her. The entire com- 
munity has been infused with a spirit 
o( pride for Western Middle School. 
As one colleague noted, "Mrs. Parrish 
takes her resources and makes gold 
when others only make tin." 

Though Mrs. Parrish is completely in 
charge of her school, each of her 
teachers knowS she is approachable, 
that they have freedom to function in 
the style best suited to them. 

The curriculum is interdisciplinary 
arfd built around varied themes. Staff 
development is a priority. Developmen- 
tal activities are a priority. Field trips 
include fascinating workbooks that in- 
corporate fun into the academic re- 
quirements. Above all, basics are a 
priority: "Don't interrupt the basics!" 
Two block periods provide uninter- 
rupted time for academic basics daily. 

Undergirding all Mrs. Parrish's 
natural talent is a sound philosophy of 
education developed during her years 
ai Elon and the University of North 
Carolina at Greensboro where she 
earned her Master's Degree in educa- 
tion in 1963. Deeply etched into her 
philosophy are these key words:Goa/i, 
organization and flexibility. 

How does one account for 
Western Middle's success? 
Lipsitz quotes Mrs. Parrish as 
saying, "Anyone can do what we did 
with a united faculty, complete 
readiness on day one, and constant 
questioning: "How can we be the best? 
How can we make it inviting?" 

Since the publication of Siiccejs/ul 
ScfiooLs for Young Adolescents, requests 
to speak have come steadily into Mrs. 
Parrish's office. Though she en- 
thusiastically shares her concepts about 
adolescent education, she misses the 
time with her students and faculty. 
That is where her heart is, and that is 
what she loves; the interaction with 
her students. She knows them all by 
name. She loves them each for who 
they are. She taught James Turner at 
Elon Elementary. His son Rick is now 
at Western Middle. James says Mrs. 
Parrish is the "finest woman I've ever 
known. She likes her kids and takes 
time with them." Rick echoes his dad's 
remarks with "she's always your 

The greatest reward for Mrs. Parrish 
is the confidence and trust of her 
students. "Seeing the children build a 
good self-image and succeed" is her 
way of knowing that she has done her 
job, and done it well. 

Mrs. Parrish cites lack of time as the 
most serious problem. "There just 
isn't time to do everything," she mus- 
ed. "Maybe in retirement there will be 
time. ..time to do some writing, to edit 
my late mother's poetry." 

For someone as vital and vigorous as 
Wilma Brown Parrish, retirement 
seems remote. It is inconceivable that 
her sparks plugs would ever rust if her 
windshield wipers shed bitter tears. But 
from those whose lives she has touch- 
ed, there is a resounding "YES" when 
she asks, "Will you still love me when 
my fli\vpr is a wreck?" 

6 The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

tnise en scene 

Bv Jim Schlosser 

If you like movies, you'll love 
John Sparks. 
His name doesn't appear on a 
movie marquee, only on a small direc- 
tory in the lobby of the Green Valley 
Office Building. 

He's a certified public accountant, 
age 60, a grandfather. In one corner of 
his ofice is a bookcase filled with such 
tomes as "Federal Taxes Affecting Real 
Estate," "Federal Income Gift and 
Estate Taxation" and "Tax Planning 
for Executive Compensation." 

Sparks walks over to the bookcase, 
fishes around and pulls out "Dic- 
tionary of Film." 

He was having trouble remembering 
1969's movie of the year. He thought it 
was "The Graduate," but, no, the 
Dustin Hoffman classic was released in 
1967 and was passed over for the top 
award that year by Rod Steiger's "In 
the Heat of the Night." 

Ah, "Midnight Cowboy" - that's 
what won in 1969. 

Such slipups are rare for Sparks. 
Name any movie and he ticks off the 
year it was made, who starred, how 
many, if any, Academy Awards it 
won. and lots of other facts, figures 
and fascinating details. 

Who is the only actor to win two 
Academy Awards back-to-back? 
Stumped? Stumped? Sparks isn't. 

Not only does Sparks know his 
movies, but he can even tell the 
theaters he munched popcorn in while 
watching them. 

Some examples: 
"Mutiny on the Bounty" — "1 caught 
that one at the Paramount in Burl- 
ington in 1935. It was voted the best 
movie in 1935. Three actors - Clark 
Gable, Charles Laughton and Fran- 
chot Tone - all were nominated for the 
Academy Award. Victor McLaglen got 
it instead for "The Informer." 
"Gone With The Wind" — "It open- 
ed in Greensboro on Feb. 12, 1940, at 

John Sparks 

a man >vho knows movies 

John Sparks '50 

the National Theatre. 1 remember that 
because my brother and I gor confused 
and came over from Burlington a week 
early to see the movie. So we went 
back to Burlington and saw a film 

Which one? 

"It was 'Arizona' with William 
Holden and Jean Arthur. We saw it at 
the State Theatre. 1 liked it, my 
brother didn't. 1 finally saw 'Gone 
With The Wind' later, at the State." 
"Manhattan Melodrama" — "I saw 
that in 1935 at the National in 
Greensboro. That was the movie John 
Dillinger had just left in Chicago when 
he was shot by the FBI. The movie 
starred Clark Gable. Myrna Loy and 
William Powell." 

Sparks' favorite year for movies was 

"I can sit right here and name 10 
classics made that year," he says. 

He winds up naming 12: "Destry 
Rides Again," "Gone With The 
Wind." "Gunga Din," "Stanley &. Liv- 
ingstone," "Jesse James," "Goodbye. 
Mr. Chips," "Union Pacific." "The 
Hound of the Baskervilles," "The 
Oklahoma Kid," ("one of the few 
westerris that James Cagney ever 
made"), "Dodge City," "The Wizard of 
Oz" and "Wuthering Heights." 

By 1939, the talkies had been 
perfected. The big movie studios were 
in keen competition to make 
blockbusters. "And it's possible that 
1939 was the last year that didn't feel 
the influence of World War II," Sparks 

"World War II changed everything. 
That's why I think 'Gone With The 
Wind' was so popular. It depicted an 
era that was gone forever. And its ap- 
pearance coincided with an era that 
was gone forever." 

Before World War II. Sparks 
lived an idyllic life in Burl- 
ington, watching every shoot- 
'em-up western chat played at the city's 
four movie houses; the Paramount, 
Alamance, State and Carolina, plus 
the Graham, where he remembers see- 
ing "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" in 

"I would get the dime from 
somewhere," he says of the admission 
price, "When the newspaper came I 
remember I always turned to the 
movie section first." 

Psychologists surely would diagnose 
Sparks as having a deep-seated desire 
CO be a glamorous movie star. Not so. 
He says he just loves the movies. He 
doesn't think he's really any different 
from most Americans. 

"This country is very movie- 
minded," he says. "What we wear is 
influenced by the movies. Our presi- 
dent is a former movie scar. For a long 
time, actors have been in politics: Jane 
Foncia and Paul Newman. A long time 
ago, an actor named Edward Arnold 
was close to Eleanor Roosevelt." 
Sparks has deep affection for old 

movies, but he doesn't turn his nose 
up ac what's on the screen today. 

"I think the movies now are just as 
good as any ever made," he says. He 
was enchanted with Barbra Streisand 
in "The Way We Were." He thinks 
"Ghandi" will become a classic. He 
thought Robert Redford's "The 
Natural" was outstanding. He loved 
"The World According to Garp," He 
liked the fast pace of "Raiders of the 
Lost Ark." 

While he thinks older movies are 
charming because they leave something 
to the imagination regarding sex, he's 
not always offended by today's nudity 
or graphic language. "If it's handled 
right, it doesn't detract from the 
movie," he says. 

He was, however, startled by the 
profanity in "On Golden Pond," 
alchough he liked the film. "I just 
wasn't used to Henry Fonda using that 
kind of language." 

He prefers to remember Fonda in 
"My Darling Clementine," which 
Sparks rates as the top western ever. 
He says the best dececcive movie ever 
made was "The Maltese Falcon"; che 
best musicals, "My Fair Lady" and 
"Cabaret"; the best movies with social 
impact, "The Grapes of Wrath" and 
"From Here to Eternity"; and the best 
adventure movie, "Tlie Bridge on the 
River Kwai." 

"Gone With the Wind" is the best 
overall film, he says. 

At his home Sparks has a 
library containing 80 moVie 
books. He has 50 films on cassette. He 
does most of che movie watching these 
days in front of the television. "1 really 
don't go to the movies much anymore, 
maybe twice a year," he says. 

He doesn't play "Trivial Pursuit," 
but he'd he unbeatable if he did. 

Incidentally, the only actor to win 
back-to-back Academy Awards was 
Spencer Tracy for "Captains 
Courageous" in 193? and "Boys 
Town" in 1938. 

"1 didn't see 'Courageous' until years 
later — on television," he says. "I saw 
'Boys Town' the year it came out - in 
Mehane at "The Mebane." 

Ne« ^ and Record 

The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

In Pursuit of Trivia 

Do you know more than you need to know about 
Elon? Or not as much? Test your knowledge with 
these trivia questions. 



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Morrison to 
Leave Elon 

Danny Morrison, assistant basketball 
coach, tennis coach and assistant 
athletic director at Eion, will become 
athletic director at Wofford College, 
Spartanburg, S.C., at the end of the 
1985 basketball season. 

Morrison, 31, is a 1975 honors 
graduate of Wofford and was a star 
guard on the Terriers' basketball team. 
He will take over the athletic director's 
duties from Billy Parker, who resigned 
last Dec. 20 as AD and head football 

Morrison, who attended Walter 
Williams High School in Burlington, 
began his coaching career at Williams 
after graduating from Wofford. He 
joined the Elon staff in 197*^ as tennis 
coach and assistant to head basketball 
coach Bill Morningstar. Three years 
ago Morrison began working as an 
assistant to athletic director Alan 

Saying that he regretted leaving 
Elon, Morrison stated, "I look at my 
new job at Wofford as a challenge and 
an opportunity. As athletic director at 
Wofford, 1 look forward to a conti- 
nuance of good relations with Elon 

"I think Wofford made an excellent 
choice m picking Danny to help 
restructure their athletic program," 
said Elon AD White. 

"Danny has done an outstanding job 
for us as an assistant basketball coach 
and recruiter. He was just as efficient 
with the tennis team, which he has 
turned into a winner. We hate to lose 
a man of his caliber, but we wish him 

"Danny is one of the finest people 
I've been associated with, not only as a 
co-worker but as a friend," Morn- 
ingstar said. "He's been very loyal to 
our basketball program at Elon, very 
dedicated in every respect. He's not a 
person you can really replace because 
of his many fine qualities." 

Kelly Retires 
After 17 Years 

An era in Elon College athletics 
ended on December 31. 1984 when 
Coach Don Kelly retired after 17 

Kelly was the last of former Coach 
"Red" Wilson's assistants to leave the 
college. Wilson and his staff arc 
credited with first bringing national 
recognition to the Elon football 

Kelly came to Elon in 196? from 
Fayetteville (N.C.) High School as 
chairman of the physical education 
department and assistant football 
coach. He had previously coached at 
Winston-Salem Reynolds High School 
where his team earned two state titles. 

Kelly began his Elon coaching career 
tutoring defensive and offensive end 

linebackers. As the coaching staff grew 
he became more specialized and drop- 
ped offensive ends. Since Wright 
Anderson's tenure he has coached in- 
side linebackers only. 

Kelly always maintained a heavy 
teaching load. One of his proudest 
acomplishmencs is the establishment of 
the aquatics program. 

Under Kelly's guidance the program 
expanded greatly and now includes, 
among other courses, Water Safety In- 
struction and Scuba. Kelly has logged 
more than 2000 hours teaching these 
Red Cross programs. He has also been 
the coordinator of the skiing program. 

Coach Don Kelly 

Kelly will carry some great memories 
with him. "There have been so many," 
he says. "The playoff game with 
Hillsdale, Michigan at the stadium 
here was something. We won easily, 
the game was played in a cold 
downpour. I remember we spent lots of 
time on the sidelines cleaning mud cur 
of the players' noses and ears." 

Elon faculty and students will have 
their share of Kelly memories too. 
Seniors from the football team will 
recall hot days during summer ball 
when Kelly would appear with a swim 
cap full of ice on his head, socks rolled 
down and shirt sleeves and shorts roll- 
ed up! 

"Next to the word individual in the 
dictionary it says Don Kelly," athletic 
trainer Marty Baker often jokes. 

After his retirement. Kelly plans to 
continue teaching part-time in 
Winston-Salem where his home is. He 
is also interested in developing his skill 
playing the organ and in travel. 

"Lots of fwople will never know how 
much Don Kelly has meant to the 
Elon football program." said head 
coach Macky Carden. "And more 
than that he is one of the nicest per- 
sons you'll find anywhere." 

"It will be difficult to find a person 
with the variety of abilities and the 
dedication of Coach Kelly." added Dr 
Janie Brown, head of the Department 
of Physical Education. 

Winter Sports 

Bv Alan Wooten, Student SID 

Men's Basketball 

As of this writing the Elon men's 
basketball team stood at 17-6 overall 
and was leading the NAIA District 26 
competition with four games remain- 
ing. Pembroke State University was a 
close second in the district competi- 
tion, however, and the finish promised 
to be exciting. 

The front line of Robert Leak, Eric 
Hairston, and Rafael Hernande: and 
the backcourt of Vince Richardson 
and Ricky Larry have led the way for 
the Christians this season. 

Women's Basketball 

The Elon Golden Girls have con- 
tinued to have a few problems this 
vear. Through Feb. II, the team stood 
5-15 overall and 3-12 in the district. 
They last won on January 21 when 
they defeated High Point in Alumni 
Gym by a 66-61 count. 

Jamie McNeely leads the Elon scor- 
ing. The 5-11 junior forward from 
Icard, N.C, has blazed the nets for an 
18.7 scoring average. 


Elon College recently finished in se- 
cond place in the Washington &. Lee 
Wrestling Invitational in Lexington, 
Va. The Christians w^e spearheaded 
by the top performance of Bobby 
Brown in the 150 weight class. 

Elon finished with 78 points, second 
to the host Generals l09'/2. In third 
was Hampden-Sydney with 48'/2, 
followed by Davidson 35. Pfeiffer 30, 
Washington &l Lee "B" team 23'/^, and 
Lynchburg 4'/4. 

Other top performances were turned 
in by Mike Fitzgerald at 118 where he 
took second place. Also taking second 
place was Scott Crater at 142, and 
Fred McMannus in the heavyweight 

A week earlier, Elon hosted its own 
Southern Invitational in East Gym. 
The Christians finished third behind 
Pembroke State and Livingstone. PSU 
and Livingstone are ranked in the na- 
tion's top 20 for NCAA Division II. 
Top performances were turned in by 
Brown in the 142 class where he took 
first place. McMannus took second in 
the heavyweight division. 

To start the year, Elon visited the 
prestigious Clemson Tiger 8 Invita- 
tional at Clem'son, S.C. Elon finished 
in sixth place of the six teams but 
gained valuable knowledge because of 
the stiff competition. 

Would you like to give more to 
Elon, but you are not sure you 
can spare the money? 

There are some things you can do without causing a future risk for 

D Set up joint accounts giving Eloti College the right of survivorship 
when you establish savings accounts, money market accounts, cer- 
tificates of deposits and IRA's. 

• ficLt:i<.e [he income youi!<lj, 

• Dcji^ntir!! the income; (or witmom; tffje, o^ 

• Give nil or part of ihe tnomic to Elon as :rou can (ifford it, 

D Set up a revocable living trust. 

• Morey, sccumics. or other fnopaly ii placed u-nJ> a rnurce /or ih: hcncfn of Elon CoU^e. 

• The miitee imem thtt (nut aufo and jo» (or n rrtipimi ■>/ join- choice) gi'f the rnL-omc 
/roin (he 

• Yow can rermiruiCe ur chongt' (he trust iitivtimc >Da unnt uj aned to, but. '{ :fou nevit 
midJ-f Ft, (he fndTi; tnuc tmncipol (or ichnteuiT pojuon jou hmx desigixatad) bcninei (i gilt 
/roTii voii (y Elon Cnlkgc u-hen sou din. 

Advantages of a Revocable Living Trust 

I, U Ii (jnuiiTii - ihiu is, \oii conjinue to control rl (limugh the right to ehnrige or 'evoke » in 

aue o/ lUncii or mhdf ■•■'nergency. 
I Yipu ciiii uyjki: the gift to Ediii U'hcn viiiir iniercii ii hi^h, linoK^iiig \fli( h/iif not hit the iibiti- 

.V W «IV C.« 0/ lOl.Odl/ 

J Till' rei'ocijhd.- living trust is tosv to establish: .mWc banks and ntost .sfii'm);.' and loam tiisch:\a- 
linns lid! Ixiiixdk (htr whole (riirisaction jor ynu. 

Let us help you if you are interested in following up on these ideas. 
Write for further information to: 

Dr. Brank Proffitt 

Director of Deferred Giving and Estate Planning 

Box 2116 

Elon College, N.C. 27244-2010 

10 The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

Recent Alumni 

Virginia Beach and Suffolk 


On Friday evening, January 11, over 
175 Tidewater Virginia alumni and 
other friends of Elon College, the 
largest turnout for a local chapter 
event, enjoyed a party at the Cavalier 
Golf and Yacht Club in Virginia 
Beach. Music was provided by The 
Emanons, Members of the college staff 
attending included Dr. Fred Young, 
president, and his wife Phyllis; J. King 
White '80, director of alumni and 
parent programs; and Barry Bradberry 
'75, associate dean of admissions and 
financial planning. Bob '52 and Faye 
'52 Smithwick hosted the social, which 
was organized by Suffolk Alumni 
Chapter President Betty Jean Crigger 
"76 and Virginia Beach Alumni 
Chapter President Henry Pittman '72. 

Greater Richmond Chapter 

Following a delicious dinner served at 
The Downtown Club, about 80 
members of the Richmond chapter 
were entertained by The Emanons 
while admiring the view of the capital 
city high atop the Ross Building. At- 
tending from the college with President 
and Mrs. Young, King White and 
Barry Bradberry were Vice President 
for Development Dr. Jo Watts 
Williams '55, PRIDE II Campaign 
Coordinator Dr. Jerry Tolley, and 
Assistant Director of Admissions Scott 
Stevenson '82. Joe and Nancy Redd 
Penick '80, who hosted the gathering, 
were assisted by several local alumni, 
including Chapter President Linda 
Shields '67 and her husband, Bill. 

Greater Atlanta Chapter 

On January 20, the Greater Atlanta 
Alumni Chapter sponsored their se- 
cond annual gathering at the Fo.vfire 
Food and Spirits Lounge in northeast 
Atlanta to coincide with Super Bowl 
XIX. A snowstorm earlier in the day, 
coupled with subzero temperatures and 
a wind-chill factor of minus 45 degrees 
at kickoff time kept many Atlanians 
away; nevertheless, an enthusiastic 
group of primarily 49ers fans watched 
on a big screen TV as San Francisco 
defeated the Miami Dolphins, Director 
of Alumni and Parent Programs J. 
King White '80 represented the college. 
Chapter President Allen Bush '68 and 
3 local committee of alumni promoted 
the event. 

Elon Alumni Ski Weekend 

The first "Elon Alumni Ski Weekend" 
ac WinterPlace Ski Area in West 
Virginia was hailed as an outstanding 
success by over 40 alumni and 
friends who participated during the 
weekend of February 9-10. The event 
involved alumni from as far away as 
Raleigh, Charlotte, the District of Col- 
umbia, and Ohio. Director of Alumni 
and Parent programs J. King White led 
the group with assistance from Jack 
Locicero '81 and Tim Moore '78, who 
serve on the Alumni Association's 
Executive Committee 

Alamance Counfy Chapter 

To celebrate their return from another 
successful tour of the East Coast, the 
Emanons performed their annual 
"Welcome Back Concert" in Whitley 
Auditorium on the Elon campus for 
the Alamance County Alumni 
Chapter on Valentine's Day. February 
14. The band performed an hour long • 
show to a packed house. A reception 
followed in West Dorm Parlor. Tom 
Bass '71 is president of the chapter. 

Guilford and Forsyth County 

For the second time m as many years, 
'a highly successful chapter function 
was held at the Greensboro Country 
Club in Greensboro, N.C. The 
Guilford and Forsyth County chapters, 
presided over by Ashburn Kirby '57 
and Jack Locicero '81, respectively, 
cosponsored this event featuring music 
by The Emanons. Several members of 
the Executive Committee of the Elon 
College Alumni Association, who met 
in Greensboro on the following day, 
were among those present. 

Triangle Area Chapter 

The newly organized chapter serving 
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill and the 
surrounding communities cordially in- 
vites local alumni and friends to enjoy 
an elegant evening at the exclusive 
Capita! City Club, located high atoR 
the Center Plaza Building on the 
Fayetteville Street Mall in Raleigh on 
Saturday evening, March 16. The 
Emanons will provide dance music as 
guests enjoy the skyline while sampling 
a delicious assortment of heavy hors 
d'oeuvres and socializing with local 
Elonites. Local dignitaries are expected 
to join in the fun at this gala event. 
For more details contact Chapter Presi- 
dent Tim Moore '78 at 919/469-9376. 

Alumni Football Game 

Plans are in the works for a football 
game between Elon's varsity football 
team and the football alumni at Burl- 
ington Memorial Stadium on Satur- 
day, March 16. Alumni who want to 
suit up should contact Jeff MacKenzie 
•78 (Home: 919/449-6031; Work: 
919/227-2979) or John Muir '76 
(Home: 919/282-4599; Work: 
704/782-4135) as soon as possible. 

Greater Charlotte Chapter 

The Myers Park Country Club in 
Charlotte will again be the site of a 
dance on Saturday, March 23 featur- 
ing The Emanons. Sandy and Fred '67 
Bright will host the social. Chapter 
President Stan Butler '78, assisted by 
Jeanne '45 and Ace '48 Harrell and a 
local committee of fellow alumni, are 
making the arrangements. Call Stan at 
704/523-0078 for more details. 

Fayetteville Chapter 

Cooper Mattocks '79 and a group of 
local alumni are making plans to 
organize a new alumni chapter to serve 
the Fayetteville (N.C.) area. Those 
who are interested in becoming involv- 
ed should contact him by calling 

Alumni Day 

May 4 is Alumni Day on the Elon 
College campus. Reunions of the 
classes of 1935, the Golden Alumni 


Top: Pam Breedlove '84 and Nigel Carter 
at ihe Atlanta Super Bowl ^any. Left: 
Sieie '82 and Marcia Alderman Hum- 
phrey '80 at the Virginia Beach/Suffotk 

Below left: Dot and Zac Waiter '60, 
alumni association president, at the 
Guilford and Forsytfi County dance. 
Below right: Wanda Watson Hall '77 
and Les Hall '77 at the Virginia 
Beach/Sttffoik gathering. 

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At the Elon Ski Weekend. L-R, PJ. Straios '80, King White '80. 
Robin Moser '79, Alex Biles '8i, Wally Vinson '79. Ken Wheeler 
'83, Barbara Quinn Wheeler '84, Jack Locicero '81, Fil Stidhum 
'81, Angela Ellis and Chris Holthusen. 

Club and a "cluster" reunion of the 
classes of 1959-60-61 are planned. The 
highlight of the weekend will be a 
presentation of the Alumni Associa- 

tion's 1985 Awards during a special 
luncheon. All alumni will receive 
details by mail prior to the weekend. 


The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 11 


Victor Murchison wrkes: "I moved tu 
Plcasjnt Garden, N.C. in late Junt. whcr^ 
my wife and I built a new home. 1 serve m 
pastor of Forsyth Friends Church in 
Winston-Salem and commute two or three 
times per week. I keep up with Elon ac- 
tivities and am proud and grateful for the 
progress being made." 


Alma Coneby Wells recently return- 
ed from an extensive trip through 
Czechoslovakia, Poland and East 


Emory and Minniebell Sellars '43 have 
just returned from Scotland on the Queen 
Elizabeth II. 

Isaac Terrell, a former development of- 
ficer with Baptist Children's Homes of 
N.C, Inc., plans to share his money-raisLng 
knowledge with child caring agencies across 
the country by establishing his own 
development consulting firm. Terrell's 
Thorn asvillc-based firm, Planned Givmg 
Consultants, Inc., opened on Jan. 1, l^b^. 


Roger H. Staley has been elected to tlK' 
board of governors of the Florida Bar 
Association. He is one of 38 lawyers whn 
oversee the operation of the association, 
which includes 36,000 members. 


Elizabeth Bateman writes that she en- 
joyed being the chairman of the Reagan- 
Bush re-election campaign for her parish in 


Frank Hope retired at the end of January 
after 29 years as city engineer of Burl- 
ington, N.C. 

C. Baxter Twiddy, who teaches the 
ninth grade at Heritage High School in 
Lynchburg, Va. was awarded first place for 
his senior high school level economic 
education project entitled "THE ROAD 
TO UR." His project was among 252 
economic education programs submitted in 
the iy83-84 nationwide competition. The 
entry was also selected as an award- winner 
in the state program administered by the 
Virginia Council on Economic Education. 
Ellis Swain has bought Sands Realty in 
Emerald Isle. N.C. He invites friends to 
stop and see him when they are in the 


Maxinc A. Claar is science demonstra- 
tion teacher science coordinator grades 
K-I2 for Alamance County Schools and 
biology teacher at Graham High School. 
She has been selected 1984-85 Teacher of 
the Year for the Alamance County school 
system . 

William R. Kivett has been named assis- 
tant chief of the acquisition division at 
NASA's Langley Research Center in 
Hampton, Va. He shares with the division 
chief responsibility for organizing, planning 
and directing the center procurement and 
contracting functions and is the center's 
deputy procurement officer. 
Car! Woods is president of C.C. Woods 
Construction Co., Inc. in Durham, N.C. 
The company is in its 51st year of 

Rosser Clapp, pastor of Pilgrim United 
Church of Christ in Lexington, N.C, is 
serving on the Commission of Evangelism 

A Great 

in I''Jo7, during his senior year 
at Elon, Randy Warren and 
several friends attended what 
began as a normal college party. 
As they were "pranking around" 
on the host's porch, Warren mis- 
judged the depth of an eight-inch 
step to the ground, lost his 
balance and went sprawling. 

He knew immediarelv 
something was wrong, but it was 
24 hours later before he 
discovered the worst; his neck 
was broken and he was paralyzed 
from the neck down. 

A star athlete tn high school 
and at Elon, Watren had dream- 
ed of playing professionally in 
the Canadian Football League 
after firaduation. The accident 
put an end to those dreams. But 
since that time he has worked 
toward other goals with the same 
detetmination that made him a 
success on the playing fields. 

Warren spent two years in 
hospitals following his injury. 
During that time he surprised his 
Elon coach, George Tucker, with 
ti portrait of Tuckcr-an amazing 
iikeness-that he had drawn by 
holding a paint brush m his 

Within IS months, Warren had 
regained some use of his arms 
and hands. He returned to col- 
lege and completed his degree in 
1968. Today he says, "1 can do 
just about anything except walk 
and climb a trce--and I could 
probably climb a tree if a hear 
S^ot after me." 

Having worked in a variety of 
position^, Warren is now a self- 



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Since his tragic accident in 1967, Ran- 
dy Warren, above, has become skiiUd 
with ujood-hwning crafis. One of his 
works is t>i'^cured ahoi'e. 

employed income-tax consultant 
in his home town of Selma, N.C. 
Since last year, his artistic talents 
have brought him a measure of 
local fame. Working with wood- 
burning crafts, he has produced a 
number of outdoor and natural 
scenes noted for their fine detail. 

The Smithfield (K'.C,) Hetald 
recently featured Warren and his 

of the Western North Carolina Association 
and as ministerial advisor to the 

Churchmen's fellowship of the Davidson- 
Forsyth District. 

David Frank Ingram, Jr. has been 
named vice president of the council for the 
National Beta Association fot the United 
States and is the chairman for the National 
Beta Association for the state of Virginia. 


Michael H. Moffo is owner of Connec- 
ticut Gymnastic School in Watertown. Ct. 


Joseph M. Parker, Jr., is associated with 

the General Counsel Lawyers Title of 
N.C, Inc; N.C, and Va. and American 
Bar Associations; and the Counsel for Real 
Estate Section of N.C. Bar Association. He 
is president of the N.C. Land Title 
Association and retired lieutenant colonel 
in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. 


Richard K. Pugh of Asheboro was 
[presented the Will Parker Memorial 
Award, the top petroleum industry award 
in North Carolina, for his outstanding ser- 
vice and success in the petroleum industry. 
The annual award memorializes the 
organization's first full-time executive 

Richard B. Simpson was elected to the 
executive board of the Ohio Chapter of 
The Academy of Pediatrics. He is engaged 

in the practice of pediatrics at Holzer 
Clinic LTD, in Gallipolis, Oh. 


H. Clyde Johnson has been promoted 
by the- Surry Community College Board of 
Trustees to vice president for business af- 
fairs of the college. 


Lloyd Gilliam has been promoted to 
senior programmer at IBM's Communica- 
tion Products Division facility in Raleigh. 
Raymond L. Thomas is now connected 
with the sales department of Southern 
Hosiery Mills in Hickory, N.C. 


Clifford "Tick" Hanford, former golf 
professional at Forest Oaks Country Club 
in Greensboro, N.C, now operates Tick's 
Golf Center at Huffman Mil! Village in 
Burlington, N.C 


Bill Ray, controller and chief financial of- 
ficer at Binning's Building Products in Lex- 
ington, N.C, has been promoted to vice 

president for manufacturing. Ray will be 
responsible for all manufacturing and pur- 
chasing functions at Binning's three opera- 
tions located in Lexington, Houston and 


Jane C. Jenkins and her husband and 
daughter have moved to Columbus, 


K. Wayne Pruitt, associate professor of 
education at Francis Marion College in 
Florence, S.C, is the co-author of a recent- 
ly published book. Profiling for Differences 
in SiuJeni Learning; A Maiterv Learning 

Durward T. Stokes has received a medal 
by the regent of the Battle of Alamance 
Chapter, Daughters of the American 
Revolution, recognizing his contributions cc 
the community through the publication of 
three books promoting the study of 
American history. 


Jerry W. Faulkner has been promoted to 

vice president-finance of Tietex Corp. in 
Spartanburg, S.C. 


John E. Burtsche was promoted to senior 
lubrication specialist for the South Atlantic 
Division of Mobile Oil Corp. in Atlanta. 
William J. Ruth, senior personal benefits 
representative with the Travelers Corp., 
has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter 
diploma and professional designation from 
the American College at Bryn Mawr, Pa. 
John Sellars is director of financial aid at 
James Madison University in Harrisonburg, 


John C. Nelson is sales manager for 
Saudi Industrial Supply Co. in El-Koar 
and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He travels 
throughout the country setting up 
distributors for the product lines 
represented by SISCO. His wife, Vicky, 
plans to join him soon in Saudi Arabia. 
Tom Pearse is North and South Carolina 
sales manager for Gemini Optics. In his 
spare time he builds muzzle loader rifles 
and enjoys hunting and fishing. 
Samuel P. Troy was recently appointed 
'lales manager, special markets, for Gravely 
Furniture/Ridgeway Clocks in Ridgeway, 

Alex W. Oliver, a Suffolk, Va. church 
leader and teacher, has been named ex- 
ecutive director of the Chesapeake Council 
of the Hampton Roads Chamber of 


Bill Herbert has been promoted to 
associate professor, department of 
obstetrics/gynecologv, at UNC School of 
Medicine, Chapel Hill, 
Dempsey Herring of Lake Waccamaw 
became president-elect of the North 
Carolina Parks Society after his recent elec- 
tion at the organization's state convention 
in Greensboro. Herring serves as Region VI 
vice-chairman of the state's City and 
County Recreation Directors, a ten-county 


Barbara Hudson Harrell has been 
elected to the Elkin City Board of Educa- 

Dace A. Lewis, Jr., minister of Beverly 
Hills United Chutch of Christ in Burl- 
ington. N.C, has received the doctor of 
ministry degree from Drew University in 
Madison, N.J. 

John Papa has been promoted to super- 
visor of mathematics (K-12) in Palisades 
Park School district, N.J. 

12 The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

Kay Thomas Papa is employed as a 
bookkeeper for Owens Agency in 
Englewood Cliffs, NJ- 
Paul Martin Schultz, Jr. has been pro- 
moted Co staff associate in the service and 
systems department at State Farm Mutual 
Automobile Insurance Company's home of- 
fice in Bloomington, 111. 
Wayne Seymour, a well-known North 
Carolina practitioner of folk songs, will 
teach a course this winter in "The History 
of American Folk Music" for Rockingham 
Community College. 

Russell Watlington, a Yanccvville, NO 
artist, has exhibited in an festivals, group 
ihows and several one-man shows. He en- 
|oys exhibiting his work and enters as 
many exhibits and shows as possible. Whik- 
most of his works are done in pen and ink. 
he occasionally works in pencil, charcoal, 
and watercolors. His original drawings, 
paintings and limited edition prints may 
.ilso be viewed at his home studio in 

Joan Dickerson Wilson and her hus- 
band, Tony, have nvo sons named Derek 
,ind Paul, 


Ronald E. Geanes is the new ad- 
ministrator at Beaufort County Hospital, j 
151-bed facility in Washington, N.C, The 
hospital is managed by Sun Health, a 
hospital and health services organi:ation. 
Lawrence Sage received MFA in theater 
trom UNC-Greensboro in 1984. He is 
president of S.T.A.G.E., Inc. a non-profit 
theater company, and recently formed an 
experimental theater group. 
Wade Williamson has been elected vice 
pfL-sident of Wachovia Bank and Trust 
Company, N.A. in Burlington, N.C. 


Ray Bailey is store manager of Camera 
Corner in Burlington, N.C. Camera 
Corner was featured recently in a Daily 
Times-Neu'S article in which part-owner 
Dick Thomas praised Bailey for building 
the business into the success it is today. 
The company, which is celebrating its 35th 
year of operation this year, now employs 
72 part-time workers. The chain owns 
three stores and has reached beyond the 
strict camera business into audio-visual 
equipment, telescopes and binoculars, 
photo processing, commercial darkroom in- 
stallation, framing, appliances, televisions 
,ind stereo equipment, and car radios. 
John Marshall Carter, assistant professor 
of history at East Carolina University, has 
written a book entitled Rape in Medieval 
England: An Histoncaf and Sociological Study. 
Also, Dr. Carter has received a grant from 
the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch- 
dienst for a study visit to Germany in the 
summer of l%5. Professor Carter will be 
spending most of his research time in Got- 
tingen and Cologne, where he will work 
with German colleagues in sf»rt history 
and deliver lectures. 

Jack B. Hanel has returned to the Skippy 
Peanut Butter Plant in Ponsmouth, VA. 
after being in Minneapolis and Chicago for 
13 years. 

Tim James, principal of the Essex Elemen- 
tary School in Centcrbrook, Ct., has been 
invited to address the 1985 National 
Association of Elementary School Prin- 
cipals National Convention in Denver, 
Colo. The topic for his presentation will be 
"Learning to Listen and Lead: A Model for 
Principal Renewal." The theme of the ad- 
dress will focus on the need to strengthen 
the leadership and organizational skills of 
school administrators. Special attention will 
be given to the area of instruction leader- 
ship. The program proposal he wrote and 
submitted was one of only ten selected na- 
tionally for preser 

A Priestley 

Several of her former jour- 
nalism/£ngti$h students and 
Pendulum staff members held a 
mini-reunion at the home of Dr. 
Mary Ellen Priestley near 
Hillsborough recently. The talk 
wasn't all deadlines and scoops - 
there was a lot of catching up to 
do. Dr. Priestley provides this up- 
date on those who were present. 

Robin Adams Cheeley '81 is 
now assistant editor of the 
Wiusfon-SaJem Chronick, twice 
named best weekly ncu^paptr in 
the state. Robin won three 
NiHih ("arolina Pres^ Association 
.'n\'arJ? this ycir: o first in 
nc\v'- or lecture ^cries category 
tor 3 four-part article on housing 
in Winston-Salem; a second place 
award in feature writing for a 
first person account of the first 
day of the FCIan-Na;i trial in 
Greensboro; and a first place 
award for news writing- In all, 
the Wimion-Salem Chronicle won 
1 1 awards. 

Nancy Crutchfield Damron 
'SI is a news staff writer for the 
Momic Airy K'ews, Mount Airy, 
N.C. She writes lead news 
stories, features, and occasionally 
the column. The Bottom Line. 
Her four-part story on battered 
wives won second place for in- 
vestigative reporting in the 1^84 
N.C. Press Association Awards. 

Joy Hamilton '82 is currently 
secretary for the Medical Sciences 
Teaching Laboratories at L'NC, 
Chapel Hill. She has worked as a 
reporter for newspapers in 
Reidsvilie and New Bern, N.C. 

Mildred Lynch of Elon Col- 
lege is the receptionist for the 

law firm of Smith Moore Smith 
Schell and Hunter in 
Greensboro. This law firm is the 
third largest in the state with of- 
fices also in Raleigh and Gary. 

Susan Troxler '82 of Burl- 
ington is now working in sales 
atid design for the Holt Manufac- 
turing Co. in Burlington. She 
works with major national ac- 
counts in athletic wear, children's 
sleepwear and in engineered 
designs for heat transfer printing. 
For several years Susan worked 
for the Ci£y-Coiint> Navspaper^ 
Burlington, where she was editor 
and desigtier of the advertising 
supplement. Outlet Outlook, 
distributed in several states, 

Teresa Warren '83 of Burl- 
ington works at the N.C- 
Memonal Hospital m Chapel Hill 
after teaching one year at 
Williams High. Teresa will enter 
graduate school in the fall. Her 
address is Old Well Apt.. Apt, 
0-9, 501 Jones Ferry Road, Carr- 
boro, N.C. 27S10. 

Mari Behrend '82 is feature 
and news writer for the Living 
section of the Dail\ Times Neu-.' 
in Burlington. Man has some- 
times been responsible for the en- 
tire section when the editor ha-- 
had to be away. 

Dr. Priestley is doing 
freelance writing and editing. She 
writes lead articles for the Insight 
(editorial) section of the Ciiapd 
Hill hJewspaper on national and 
international issues that have a 
local tie-in. She does volunteer 
editing and writing for Planned 
Parenthotxi of Orange County. 
Orange County Volunteers for 
Youth, the Community Church 
of Chapel Hill, and the N,^tional 
Organisation for Women. She 
usually has an article in each 
Magazine o/ E!on. 

Jackie W, Jones is working as the 
Elementary Facilitator for the Dt 
tion Program for Effective Teaching in the 
High Point, N.C. city schools. 
Frank R. Lyon III is executive vice presi- 
dent for Cotlyn Enterprises, Inc.. a real 
estate development firm in Stamford, Ct. 
Ted Nelson has been promoted to manag- 
ing editor at the Reidsvilie Reviev.- in 
Reidsvilie, N.C. 

Myra Rothwell Wallace, a ninth grade 
English and creative writing teacher in 
Smithficld. N.C, was selected Johnston 
County Teacher of the Year. 


Phil Davis is co-owner of B&tD Comic 
book shop in 

Christopher Hanna 
has been named res- 
ort operations con- 
troller for the Kiawah 
Island Company. The 
company is develop- 
ing a series of private 
residential neighbor- 
hoods and resort 
Villages on Kiawah, a 10,000-acre island 

located approximately 20 miles south of 

historic Charleston, S.C. 

Maj. Mark S. Jones has been selected to 

become the executive officer, 24th Combat 
Aviation Battalion at Hunter Army Air- 
field, Ga. He has served in numerous avia- 
tion assignments in the U.S. and has had 
overseas assignments as an advisor in Iran 
and East Africa. He is a graduate of the 
U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff 
College and is a senior army aviator. He 
has authored several articles on aviation 
logistics and a brief history of the U.S. Ar- 
my Transportation Corp. 
John N. Michelotti has joined the Cen 
tury 21 Miller -Shaw realty firm in Winston- 
Salem, N.C. His concentration will be on 
marketing and development. He was 
formerly with Westminster Company's sales 
office in Greensboro. 

Henry Pittman is employed in the claims 
division of the Crawford &. Company as a 
casualty general adjuster and serves on the 
Executive Committee of the Elon College 
Alumni Association as president of the 
Virginia Beach chapter. He and his wife, 
the former Mopsi Eudy '75, and their 
son. Andrew, live in Virginia Beach, 
Claryce H. Sinclair is teaching at Sedalia 
Elementary School in Guilford County. 

Lorraine Wilkerson is field hockey 
coach at Monacan High School in Rich- 
mond, Va. 

Ken Ellington has been appointed 
cultural arts supervisor for Cumberland 
County Schools in Fayettcville, N.C. 
Charles D. Melvin has retired from 
General Motors Corp. after 30 years of 


Joel A. Smith is vice president of 
Homemakers Furniture and Interiors in 

Fayettcville, N.C, , 


Robert E- Bray is working on a Ph,D. in 
animal science at The University of 
Maryland and is manager of Larkins Hun- 
dred, a breeder and importer of Sweden 
warm-blood horses in Annapolis, Md, 
Fred Caudle is associated with Fourteen 
West Realty in the Morningside 
neighborhood of Atlanta, He specializes in 
close-in residential, commercial and invest- 
ment properties, 

Jim Collins has been named assistant ' 
coach of the Duke University football 
team. He previously served as coordinator 
and linebacker coach at Jacksonville State 

Rick Samuels has been appointed to the 
Lexington, N.C. Board of Education. 
James F. Staunton has been named a col- 
onel for this year's Sanford, N.C, United 
Fund campaign. 

Barry Baucom has been promoted to 
district manager for Lever Brothers Com- 
pany in Charlone, N.C. 


Angie Ingram Hodnett is now employed 
by the C.impbell County. Va.. school 

Sharon Lee Perdue has joined the 
English Insurance Agency in Salisbury, 
Md. as a personal lines agent, 

Francis G. and 
Bonnie Lunsford 
Smith '74 were 
among 43 people 

by the Southern Bap- 
tist Foreign Mission 
Board, Richmond, 
Va. The Smiths will 
work in Chile, where he will be a general, 
evangelist and she will be a church and 
home worker. Currently he is pastor of 
Rocky River Baptist Church in Siler City, 

Garry P. Spence is operations manager 
for Carolina Quality Block and Concrete 
Company in Greensboro, N.C. 
Janet L. Stewart is a legal secretary for 
Dickstein, Shapiro and Morin in 
Washington, D.C 


David J. Addy has been placed on special 
assignment in the patient care products 
division of the Procter and Gamble 
Distributing Co, with responsibility for the 
northeastern United States, 
H. Neal Day has been promoted to assis- 
tant vice president at Joshua L. Bailey in 
New York City, He still serves as merchan- 
diser for Washington Mfg, Co. and assis- 
tant merchandiser for Dacotah Mills, Inc. 
of Lexington, N.C. 

Nancy Fletcher Duggins is personnel 
coordinator at Hanes Knitwear in Winston- 
Salem. N.C. 

Aiah Gbakima recently represented Sierra 
Leone in a World Health Organization 
course titled "Immuneology and Im- 
muneopaihology of Infectious Diseases" in 
Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Gbakima also 
received a grant to study the epidemiology 
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The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 13 


Contimied fwm Page iS 

of onchocerciasis in Sierra Leone. 

William W, Snotherly, jr. is minister of 

Lakewood United Methodist Church in 

Durham. N.C. 

Randv Overbv has just completed his -c- 

cond vear of doing the play-by-play for 

Rcidsville. N.C. High School football on 

Radio WRNC. 


Steve Blume is with Blue Supply, Inc., ,i 
family business which celebrated its ilth 
year in February by moving into a new 
20,000 square foot building. He lives in 
Charlotte, N.C. with his wife. Pat, and 
their two children. 

Kim Kiger Bresnahan is a flight atten- 
dant tor Piedmont Airlines. She and her 
husband, Chris '80. live in Kernersville, 

Capt. Dosie O. Comer, is currently 
assigned to the U.S. Marines Amphihiuu- 
Warfare School in Quantico, Va. He and 
his wife will move to Hawaii in the spring. 
Doug Durante is a partner in rhe public 
affairs and public communications com- 
pany, McMahon fin. Harris, in Washington. 

Andy Kirkman has been promoted to 
assistant vice president in the metropolit.iri 
banking division with the First National 
Bank of Atlanta in Marietta. Ga. 
"Bill" McKinstry has been promoted to 
sales manager of Exercise and Home Med- 
Quip Inc., in Wilmington, Del. 
Reginald F. White is currendy stationed 
at Camp Pendleton. Calif His billet is js 
company commander of Alpha Company, 
3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, and his 
responsibilities include the direction and 
tactical contfol of 200 men and 47 tracked 
vehicles. Recently he was involved in 
operation Gallant Eagle, which took place 
in* the Mojave Desert, and his company 
was heavily involved in the support of 5th 
Marine regiment. 

Perry Warren is employed as a district 
sales manager for American-Maiie Products 
of Hammond, Indiana. He resides m 
Graham, N.C. 

Jane Jeffress Wrenn, public relations 
coordinator at Chatham Hospital in Pitc- 
sboro. N.C. has been honored by The 
Carolinas Hospital Public Relations Society. 
She received second place in the annual 
reports category at the organization's an- 
nual meeting 

James Robert 
Williams has been 
promoted ro assistant 
loan officer for the 
Southern National 
Bank branch in 
Asheboro, N.C. 
Kyle Wills and h^ wife, the former Lin- 
da Lloyd '63, rcently bought a house in 
Burlington, N.C. 


Molly Burgwyn is serving a two-year 

lerm as commissioner for the Town of 

Woodland,. N.C. 

Garry Fitchett is area supervisor for 

Domino's' Pizza in the Hampton-Newport 

News-Williamsburg, Va. area, 

Kent Scott Ingram is employed by the 

Babcock Wilcox Naval Nuclear Plant in 

Lynchburg, Va. 

L.W. Waldrup is employed by Volvo of 

America in Chesapeake, Va. He and his 

wife, Bonnie, live in Virginia Beach, Va. 


Christine J. Anderson is teaching health 
and physical education to grades seven and 

The Zoo Crew 

By Johnnie Allen Renick '78 

One of the most precious memories 
of Elon for me is a group of girls on 
second floor of Scalcy Dorm, \Vc called 
ourselves the "ZoD Cre\v" which was a 
name well chosen. We were devoted to 
each other and enjoyed ourselves totai- 
ly. We did wild things like organizing 
"jpck raids," touring the campus par- 
ties, and creating a slogan for 
telephone use (not printable). 

Once in the middle of December, 
before our Christmas break, we dress- 
ed up (or Halloween and ran frantical- 
ly through the boys' dorms. I'll never 
forger the Halloween wc charged 
freshmen 10c to view our eternaliv 
dead sleeper. Beth. Dunng the night 
she slept wich her eyes opened on her 
back with her hands clasped on" her 
chest. We helped the effect wich 
flowers scuffed in her hands. 

Our group had cee-shircs made wich 
our nick-names on the back. We even 
had our picture taken for the year 
book. This July we have planned for 
our ten year reunion. We met 10 years 
ago this fall. The love and friendship 
we had may never come again. With 
each year, we remember our times 

eight at Baysidc Junior High in Virginia 
Beach, Va. She also coaches the girl's gym- 
nastic team, 

Rhonda Apple is on active duty with the 
U.S. Navy. 

Brenda Brantley Herndon is ad- 
ministrative supervisor with responsibilities 
for data processing, payroll and produc- 
tions reporting for Kayser-Rorh Hosiery in 
Harriman, Tenn. 

Jodie Luke is a legal assistant for Sanford, 
Adams, McCullough &l Beard, attorneys at 
law in Raleigh, N.C. 

Cooper Mattocks is owner and chief ex- 
ecutive officer of HomeChek Services, a 
Fayettevilie, N.C, firm specializing in the 
evaluation of the structural/mechanical 
systems of homes. He is coordinating the 
organization of a new alumni chapter ro 
serve the Fayettevilie area. 
David Robert Mundy has joined the 
Houck &. Harrison Advertising agency in 
Roanoke, Va. as an account executive. 
Norma Escaiante Scratchko was married 
to Frank George Stratchko in 1982. The 
couple and their twin sons live in Waldorf, 

Ncil C. Wilson, Jr. has been promoted 
to captain in the U.S Air Force. He is 
undergoing pilot training in Phoenix, Az. 


Andrea L. "Andy" Anderson recently 
spent two weeks vacationing in the Orient. 
Valerie Breeden has been promoted to 
word processor for the new Courr of Ap- 
peals in the Supreme Court of Virginia m 

Dave Crafton, formerly of Spring. Texas, 
returned to Elon College for the Winter 
Term. He is scheduled to receive his degree 
in Public Administration at the completion 
of the spring session. He is residing in the 
Kappa Sigma house, where he may be 
reached at 919/584-241?. 
Michael S, Kilgariff is an executive of- 
ficer and pilor in the 82nd Airborne Divi- 
sion at Fort Bragg, N.C. 
Nancy Leonard is working at Brigman 

.Medical Emergency Clinic as an X-ray 
technician and recently boughr a con- 
dominium in High Point, N.C. 
Chris Rosenthal is employed by Perdue 
Farms, Inc. as a financial analysr. He lives 
in Ocean City, Md. 

James F. Smith, Jr. has been named per- 
sonnel manager ar Cone Mills' Edna plant 
in Reidsville. 

Les Turlington has joined the markering 
department of Miller Building Co. of Wilm- 
ington, N.C. 

John F. Watts has opened Watts Realty 
in Germanton. N.C. 


Kevin R. Wilson is employed by rhe U.S 
Postal Setvtcc in Washington, D.C. and is 
enrolled in the graduate program at the 
University of Maryland. He also works as a 
freelance sportswnter for Tfie Washington 
Prouder and Tfic Washington In/omier. 
Linda Lewis Richmond is an instructor 
in the business and accounting departments 
at the Technical College of Alamance. She 
passed all parts of the CPA exam and will 
be certified upon fulfilling experience re- 

Isaac Murdock is a hospital represen- 
tative with Janssen Pharmaceuticals in 
Raleigh. N.C. 

Cindy Krider Standen is employed by 
the Darden Graduate School of Business in 
Charlottesville, Va., where she resides with 
her husband, Jeff. 

Lynn Moore Stewart and her husband, 
Carl, recently moved to a house on 
Kenleigh Circle in Winston-Salem, N.C. 


Dorothy Mattox Baxley and her hus- 
band, Carlyle, live in Raleigh. N.C, 
Cindy Miller King is data processing 
director for LaLoren, Inc., in Brockton, 
Mass. She and her husband, Kenneth, live 
in Taunton, Mass. 

Anne Saleeby Murdock is a programmer 
analyst with Computer Task Group in 
Raleigh, N.C. 


Rob Boles has been appointed director of 
admissions for Rutledge College in 
Greensboro, N.C. 

Tom "Boston" Greeley has been pro- 
moted to accounting department supervisor 
with Diversified Business Services, Inc. in 
Boston, Mass. 

Jeff Michel has been promoted to core 
account manager for the Charlotte, N.C. 
territory of International Playtex. 
Deedee Saunders is working as a travel 
agent in Richmond, Va. 
Carl Smith is an educational specialist for 
Alamance/Caswell Area, (N.C.) Mental 
Health and Substance Abuse Program. 
Kyle Tyner writes, "Hello! 1 have joined 
E.K DuPont dc Nemours & Co., Inc. as a 
technical representative for the X-ray 
marketing division of photosystems and 
electronic producrs. Working in the 
Western Region, my assigned territory in- 
cludes Orange County and San Diego, Ca. 
My new home is Laguna Niguel, which is 
very close to the famed San Juan 
Capistrano Mission, The beach is a one 
and one-half mile bike ride away. Anxious 
to meet West Coast Elon alumni! Hope all 
East Coast friends are doing well. Thanks 
for keeping up with me in all my recent 
travels and changes - do so enjoy reading 
about my alma mater." 
Ken Wheeler is enrolled in the pre- 
pharmacy program at the University of 
Cincinnati in Ohio. 
Thornton Wooding is a purchasing 
agent for Rego Company, Elon College, 


Cheryl Bowling is employed by the 

14 The Magazine of Elon March, 1985 

Department of Social Services as a protec- 
tive services social worker in the child 
welfare unit in Pittsylvania Co., Va. 
Patti Brammer is studying at Applachian 
State University and lives in Blowing Rock, 

Mark Brelsford is assistant director of ad 
missions at Chowan College in Mur- 
freesboro, N.C. He wishes his friends in 
Sigma Phi Epsilon "a rewarding and suc- 
cessful year." 

Dave Christianson is field underwriter 
for Mutual of New York in Norfolk. Va. 
Ginger Gravitte Ernst is a high school 
science teacher at Flora MacDonald 
Academy in Red Springs, N.C. 
Gregory S. Hart is working for Par Ryan 
Insurance in Clinton, Iowa. 
Nina L. Herrmann is guest services coor- 
dinator at Sheraton University Center in 
Durham, N.C. 

Terri Horner is an administrator assistant 
to the manager of financial planning and 
reporting of Glaxo, Inc. at the Research 
Triangle Park, N.C. 

Kin Mitta and Dan Nastoff have moved 
to Hawaii and have opened a Ferrari 
dealership in Waikiki. 


Steven Brent Holbrook '81 and Janet Kay 

Peter Roughton, Jr. '79 and Angela 

Gina Lee Pitrone '82 and David Russell 

Carter '81 
Diane Dunker '76 and Charles Roe 
Dale Thompson Harris '80 and Karen Sue 

Betty Ann Brantley '83 and Sandy David 

Griffin, III 
Myra Lynn Page '81 and Anthony Fletcher 

Henry B. White '80 and Constance Lynn 

Frederick Jackson McKee '77 and Linda 

In gold Lawrence 
Richard Edward Terrell '81 and Gina 

Lorraine Stone 
Carmen Dawn Hill '82 and Yates Marshall 

Laura Lee Powers '82 and Edward Lee 

Samuel Adamson Burgess, III '78 and Jimi 

Ann Cottle 
Christopher Steven Bowen '82 and Myra 

Annette Laughter 
David Foster Shoe '85 and Teresa Jo 

Jody Lynn Robbins "84 and Robert Tyson 

Smart '84 
Robert E. Bray '74 and Pamela Sue 

John Bennett Williams '80 and Connie 

Lynettte Medlev 
Jay Scot Wilhoit "81 and Donna Leigh 

William Buie Mclver, Jr. '76 and Helen 

■ Elizabeth Badgett 
Gus Beverly Shekon, III "74 and Linda 

Long Morrow 
Sandra Watson Lynn '76 and Jeffrey Allen 

Porterfield '77 
Cindy Jean Krider '81 and Jeffrey Standen 
Brian Glenn Thurston '85 and Catherine 

Michelle Fink 
Rudolph Douglas Hayes, Jr. *8I and Gail 

LaMond McClain 
Pamela Denise Ingram '75 and Ricky Aron 

Barbara Jean Quinn '84 and Kenneth 

Berrian Wheeler '83 
Ginger F. Gravirre '84 and Jim Ernst 
Dorothy Rhodes Mattox '82 and Daniel 

Cariyle Baxley, Jr. 
John Williams Coleman, 111 '83 and 

Suzanne Wyly Bonev . 
Mark Russcl Harris '80 and Barbara Denise 

William Glenwood Baker '82 and Beverly 

Gayle Parker 
Mark Atvis Rumley '84 and Martha Moore 

Cobb '85 
Michael Robert King '84 and Lisa Carol 

Randy Nathan Wimberly '82 and Karen 

Ann Tester 
John Barry Mcacham, Jr. '84 and Karen 

Denise Pntchard 
Harris Demar Faulk '83 and Janice Loretta 

Watlington '82 
Melany Jones '85 and Stephen Donald 

Roger Edward Taylor "81 and Carrie Lynn 




Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Williams, 40 

Cameron Glen Dr.. Atlanta. Ca. 30328. 
.innounce the birth of a son, Charles Ed- 
ward, on May 22. 

Mr. and Mrs. Noel Allen. 4913 Liles 
Road, Raleigh. K.C. 27606 announce the 
birth of a son, Jeremy Noel, on June 20. 
Mrs. Allen is the former Sandra Robinson 


Mr. and Mrs. James Lyall Brown, Jr., 

P.O. Box 183. Elon College, N.C. 27244. 
announce the birth of a son, David Lyall, 
on June 29. Mrs. Brown is the former 
Susan Elks '70. 

Mr. and Mrs. Keith W. Boyd. 2130 
First St., Middletown, Va. 23645. an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Ashley 
Vaughn, on September 16. Mrs. Boyd is 
the former Grctchen Newcome '74. 
Mr. and Mrs. Danny E. Poole, Route 
10, Bos 465, Burlington. N.C. 27215. an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Louis Edward 
Harrington, on July 12. Mrs. Poole is the 
former Roberta Harrington '74. 


Dr. and Mrs. Donald V. Covington, 

103 Woodland Road, Rockingham, N.C. 

28379, announce the birth of a son, John 

Martin, on June 3. Mrs. Covington is the 

former Ellen Rhodes '73. 

Dr. and Mrs. Paul G. Moreschell. lU 

901 Pine Level Lane, Chesapeake, Va. 

23320, announce the birth of a son, Ross 

LcBron, on August 12. 

Mr. and Mrs. Mack L. Scott, Box 3302, 

514 Church Street, Gibsonville. N.C. 

27249, announce the birth of a son. 

Cameron Hargrove, on December 4. Mrs. 

Scott is the former Beverly Hargrove '75. 


Mr. and Mrs. Steve Duggins, 2911 Bir- 

chwood Drive, Winston-Salem, N.C. 

27103. announce the birth of twin boys, 

Matthew Stephen and Christopher Alan, 

on July 23. Mrs. Duggins is the former 

Nancy Fletcher '76. 

Mr. and Mrs. William W. Snotherly, 

Jr. 2211 Elmwood Avenue, Durham, N.C. 

27707. announce the birth of a son, Joshua 

Glenn, on November 4- 

Maj. and Mrs. C. Robinson Porter, 

3549 Silver Maple Court. New Orleans. La. 

701 14. announce the birth of a son, Adam 

Robinson, on July 20. Mrs. Porter is the 

former Betsy Weaton '76. 

Mr- and Mrs. Ralph Von Napp, Jr. 

^411 North Hollybrook Building #101, 

Pembroke Pines, Fla. 330025, announce the 

birth of a son, Derek Walter, on December 

9, Mrs. Von Napp is the former Vicki 

Haithcock '76. 


Mr. and Mrs. Ricky E. Bise, 4827 Har- 
rell Circle, Knoxville, Tenn. 37916, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Lindsey 
trin, on November 18. Mrs, Bise Is the 
former Deborah Jones '75. 

Mr- and Mrs. Stephen S. Blume, Jr. 

5220 Milford Road, Charlotte, N.C, 28210. 
announce the birth of a daughter, Kelci 
Page, on July 10, 

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Johanningmeier, 
401 Vance Street. Sanford, N.C. 27330, 
announce the birth of a daughter, Emily 
Kelly, on December 4- Mrs. Johanningmeir 
is the former Sherry Kelly '77 . 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barry Smith, 
601 Fleurie Dr.. Kenner, La. 70065. an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Nicole 
Christine, on October 5, 

Mr. and Mrs. Craig Harrell. 1515 Hud- 
son Boulevard, Gastonia. N.C. 28054, an- 
nounce the birth of a son. Andrew Robert, 
on November 16, 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scott, 2740 Arm- 
field Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27215, an- 
nounce the birth of daughter, Stefani 
Leigh, on January 2. Mrs. Scott is the 
former Penny Smith '79. 

Mr. and Mrs. Chris W. Anton, 400 
Ridgeway Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27403, 
announce the birth of a daughter, Mary 
Lindsey. Mrs. Anton is the former Leeanne 
Sutton '79. 

Mr.and Mrs. Russell Wayne Herndon, 
67 Bowman Bend Drive. Harriman. Tenn, 
37748, announce the birth of a son. An- 
drew "Drew" Wayne, on July 3. Mrs. 
Herndon is the former Brenda Brantley '79. 
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Knight, 111, 
4508 Greyedge Drive, Virginia Beach, Va. 
23462, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Kinsey Elizabeth, on December 29. Mrs. 
Knight is the former Betsy Kinsey '79. 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank George Stratchko, 
Box IS3-I Mill Road. Waldorf. Md. 20601. 
announce the birth of twins, Bernard 
Frank and Thomas George, on November 
1. Mrs. Stratchko is the former Norma 
Escalante '79. 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hall Wilson, III, 
729 Clement Ave., Charlotte. N.C. 28204, 
announce the birth of a daughter, Mitchell 
Renee. on April 6. Mrs. Wilson is the 
former Pamela Fallon '79. 

Mr. and Mrs. George Allen, RD 
8 Oak Lane, Tabernacle, N.J. 08088, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Kelly 
Susan, on November 29; Mrs. Allen is the 
former Susan Wood '79. 
Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne King, 4621 
Westavia Drive, Raleigh, N.C., 27612. an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Shephard 
O'Brien, on November 28. 
Mrs. King is the former Lynne Smith '79, 

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Sykes, Route 6, 
Windmere Drive, Laurinburg.N.C. 
28352, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Christen Leigh, on December 14. Mrs. 
Sykes is the former Janice Johnson '80. 


Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Tozour, 1250 
Dune Drive, Avalon, N.J. 08202, announce 
the birth of a daughter, Stephanie Anne, 
on November 9. Mrs. Toiour is the former 
Sue Crompton '81. 


Mr. and Mrs. T. Lamie Haga, 304 

Fotestdale Drive. Forest, Va. 24551. an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Dennis Braxton, 
on August 6. Mrs. Haga is the former 
Pamela Beavers '82. 

Mr. and Mrs. Keith Pegg, Route 1, Box 
270-A. Haw River,N,C. 27258, announce 
the birth of a daughter, Kriscyn Dawn, on 
December 7. Mrs. Pcgg is the former Susan 
Kepley '82. 


Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Randall Price, 

Rt. 6. Box 185B, Hendersonvillc. N.C, 
28739, announce the birth of a son, 
Douglas Randall II, on June 18, 1984. Mrs, 
Price is the former Jane Tucker '84. 



Walton Staley Wicker of Liburn, Ga., 

died on November 26. Until retiring in 
1964 from Railroad Underwriters of 
Philadelphia, he maintained a. residence in 
Atlanta. Ga. and travelled extensively to 
inspect railroad properties throughout the 
U.S. and Canada. 

Nannie D. Reitzel. 113 S. Williamson 
Avenue, Elon College, N.C, died on 
January 14. She was a native of Elon Col- 
lege and a retired teacher for Alamance 
County Schools. 

Ethcleen R. Speight. 320 Florida Avenue 
Portsmouth, Va., died on May 9, 

Margaret Jo Ballentine Lane, 305 
Sunset Drive. Fuquay-Varina, N.C. Word 
was received of her death on January 18. 

Howard Robertson Richardson, 208-B 
Wade Coble Drive, Twin Lakes. Burl- 
ington, N.C, died on January 10, A native 
of Waverly, Va., he was a professor at 
Elon College from 1962-72 and active in 
the Elon College Community Church, 
where he was a deacon and church school 


H.F. "Hickcv" Mitchell. Jr., 2455 
Edgewood Ave., Burlington, N.C, died on 
December 27. A native of Alamance Coun- 
ty, he was a former member of the Burl- 
ington Rotary Club, the Home Builders of 
Burlington, and a former director of the 
Community YMCA 

Robert W. Boyles, Dixie Road, 
Charlotte, N.C, died on October 27. Mr. 
Boyes was supervisor for Sealtest, retiring 
after 25 years. He was a lifelong member of 
Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, where 
he served for many years as an elder and a 
Sunday school superintendent. 

John C. Griffin, 423 Cliff Road, 
Asheboro. N.C died on November 22. 

Maedell Lambeth Rice, 105 North Glen 
Wood, Columbia, Mo., died on December 
16. Mrs, Rice taught in both Tennessee 
and North Carolina schools before going 
to Columbia, where she worked in the 
area schools as a reading specialist until her 
retirement. Mrs. Rice was a free-lance 
writer and poet and an award-winning 
author of magazine articles and children's 
stories and poetry. 

Alfred W. Burlingame, 206 W. Ma- 
quokcta, Iowa, died on November 18. 

James Maxwell Home, 1407 Garfield 
Road, Burlington, N.C, died on January 6, 
A member of Hocutt Memorial Baptist 
Church, he was an ordained Baptist 
minister, a Sunday school teacher and a 
World War 11 veteran, 
Walter Jack Kelner, !52l Hanover 
Road, Burlington. N.C, died on December 
1. Before retiring, he was an engineering 
associate with Western Electric for 28 
years. He was a member of the Burlington 
Auxiliary Police for several years. He serv- 
ed on the church council of Messiah 
Lutheran Church where he was a member. 

John F. Broger, 1441 1 Meridan Drive, 
Woodbridge, Va., died on October 30, He 
was a retired minister of the Concord 



Charles Gilbert Latham, retired faculty 
member of Elon College, died on 
November 4. He was a native of Tennessee 
and a member of First Presbyterian Church 
of Burlington. 

Zebulon H. Lynch. 83, of 306 W. 
Lebanon Ave., Elon College. N.C, died 
Tuesday Feb. 5, at Skilled Nursing Division 
of Memorial Hospital of Alamance. Funeral 
was held Friday, Feb, 10, at Beverly Hills 
United Church of Christ. Mr. Lynch, 
father of alumnus Dr. Betty Bowman '44 of 
Burlington, will be remember^ by Elon 
grads of the early i940s as the first 
superintendent of an experiment in college 
farming instituted by then president Dr. 
L.E, Smith. Mr, Lynch oversaw the opera- 
tions on three tracts of land totaling 290.1 1 
acres. He cleared a profit on the project 
which was established in 1941 to furnish 
food for the college's dining halls. 
However, because of the scarcity of help 
during the war years, he left the project in 
1943 to become a rural mail carrier. Faced 
with mounting costs, the farm was aban- 
doned in 1954 but much of the land has 
been used to advantage by the college since 
that time. 


If you know the whereabouts of these members 
of the Class of 1960, please infot m the Alum- 
ni Office, Box 2107. Elon College, NC 27244. 
Telephone: (919) 584-2380 
Class of 1960 
Bernice Coleman Barber 
Patricia Mintz Crawford 
Jean Bullard Elkins 
Rebecca Rice Guthrie 
Mary Booth Lynn 
Betty A, Raper McDonald 
Dwight I. Riley 
Thomas Frederick Shreve 
Randolph Lee Smith 
James j. Walsh 
James Willard Agnes. Jr. 
Harold Austin 
Charles Ford Barber 
William B. Brantley 
James Morris Burge 
Edward K, Cook 
Randy J. Drum 
Carolyn Singleton Dunn 
Walter Vance Frost 
Jesse Ray Frost 
Henry Howard Furr 
J. Gordon Gregory 
Paul E. Hale 
Harold Gene Hood 
Glenn Malcolm McDonald 
Thomas E. Reid 
Arnold Charles Sharpe 
Ruth Surgeont Bew 
Sue B, Walters 


New York, is a 1948 graduate of Elon 
College, He is currently president of 
Southern Business Systems. Inc. of 
Greensboro. Mrs. Duncan is a native 
of Florence. S.C, and graduated from 
the University of South Carolina at 

"This generous gift will aid Elon 
College students with vision problems 
and special needs for years to come," 
said Dr. Jo Watts Williams, vice presi- 
dent for development at Elon College. 
"Kitty and Bill Duncan have long 
been among Elon's closest friends, and 
we are grateful for their support." 

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May 1985 

A placement office 
that works 

Elon*s Career Planning and Placement 
offices prepare undergrads for 
life after college 

by Carol Nix 

Elon College now has a Placement 
Office — and a new sec of goals for 
helping students and alumni finds jobs. 
Whereas before, the Elon career plan- 
ing and placement services were com- 
bined, they are now separate offices. 
This will allow each office to concen- 
trate on specific goals and plans in 
preparing Elon students for seeking 
employment. The Career Planning Of- 
fice works with students early in their 
academic lives at Elon by helping them 
decide on a major and on general 
career plans. As they become more 
specific about educational and career 
goals, they can begin to take advan- 
tage of placement services. 

Karen Thompson, Director of Place- 
ment, is planning to extend these ser- 
vices by expanding on-campus inter- 
viewing and by teaching students inter- 
viewing skills. "By the time a student 
comes to me, he should have a good 
idea of what he wants to do," she said. 
"I can give them the tools, but unless 
they sell themselves in an interview, 
they won't get the job." 

Thompson stresses the importance 
of being prepared for an interview. 
"Employers have different techni- 
ques. Tliey want to see how you 
react in different situations." She 
suggests that students schedule a 
meeting with her before making con- 
tacts with employers through the 
Placement Office so that she can get 
to know them and know their per- 
sonal needs as well as the company's 
specifications for the job. "I want a 
company to look at me as if I were 
their personal recruiter," Thompson 
said. "I want their respect as well as 
Elon College's having their respect." 

Thompson seeks to instill profes- 
sionalism in every student she sends 
to an interview. "I mean business, 
and I don't let our students inter- 
view unless they mean business." On- 
campus interviews are a reflection of 
Elon College, and Thompson sees 
that each student is well-dressed and 
well -prepared. The Placement Office 
holds workshops to improve students' 
skills in interviewing and to make 
them aware of the importance of the 
impressions they make on employers. 

Alums Return to Elon 

Ruth Kimball MiUing '28 sallies forth on a tour of the campus during A/hi 
Day IQ85. Tht chauffeur is Chris Quad '85. More photos on page 2. 

Karen Thompson. EJon's new director of placement, is charged with helping 
Elon graduates find good jobs in their fields. She has a variety of plans 

Nor only is it imperative that 
students look professional, but the 
Placement Office must also reflect an 
air of corporate style. Renovations 
such as the addition of an interview 
room are planned. This will make it 
possible for more than one student to 
interview at a time. Computer hard- 
ware will be added so that Eton 
students and alumni records can be 
kept on file. This will also make it 
possible for students to find job listings 
in their field and current job openings. 

The Placement Office plans to make 
"constant contact" with employers as 
well as alumni who may be able to 
hire Elon students."Because Elon is 
small, we have to go to greater lengths 
to create an air of professionalism and 
offer things that other major univer- 
sities do not," Thompson said, "We 
have to look like we mean business." 
Thompson added that they intend to 
have the Placement Office "look as 
professional as it would be at any com- 

Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. 
Gerald Francis, also explained the 
changes being made in the Placement 
Office. "We want to take the concept 
of a standard placement office at a 
university and the concept of a profes- 
sional placement office in a business 
community and come up with an 
aggressive, professional placement office 
at Elon." Francis said that Elon does 
not want to forget about its students 
after they graduate. "We aggressively 
recruit students and we want to ag- 
gressively help students find positions," 

The Placement Office also plans to 
utilize the efforts of parents, friends, 
and alumni who may own their own 
company or are affiliated with a com- 
pany to help a student get a position. 
This may also give the office some 

contacts with these companies as well 
as with the people "who have a special 
place in their heart for Elon." Further- 
more, these contacts hopefully will 
advertise the intentions and capabil- 
ities of Elon's Placement Office to 
those who share an interest in the 
future of Elon and the continued im- 
provements in its programs in all 
areas. By exercising all possible entries 
into the professional community, Elon 
sets itself apart from other college 
placement programs. Thompson feels 
that these contacts, as well as those 
on-campus interviews, make the dif- 
ference by preparing students for inter- 
view situations. "I think you not only 
have to be concerned with how many 
get jobs, but how to go about getting a 
job." she said. "It's very competitive." 
Elon is a small college, but its new 
placement program is a unique one. 
Many schools still have combined ca- 
reer planning and placement services. 
Elon's concentration in the direction 
of job preparation and placement for 
students is part of its continued efforts 
to have a good percentage of its 
graduates employed. This primary goal 
has launched a quest for the combina- 
tion of education and professionalism. 
"Employers will see that our students 
arc well prepared, that they want the 
jobs, that they have a focus on what 
they want to do — and they are 
serious," Thompson said. "If we stay 
along those lines, we should be suc- 
cessful." Elon is prepared to "give 
students the tools" as they seek the 

If you are willing to help Elon students 
fmd jobs, clip and return the form on 
page 2. 



News 3 

Alumni 4 

Sports 8 

People 9 


W.B.Terreil '25 6 

Emma Lewis 7 


Will the real Panama jack please, -er, 
sit down? Photographer Bernard 
Carpenter captured this double-take of 
Professor William Migniuolo and a stu- 
dent on a recent spring day. 


Editor: Nan PerVint 

Art Direcior: Gavic Fisliel 78 


Tim McDowell -76 

Director of Community Relat 
]. King \tTiice '60 

Director of Alum 

Sccphtn Baliaid 

Spurts Informario 
Dr, )i-rrv Tolley 

Director of Annu 
Emma Lewis 
Sliirley Crawford 
Chris QCiad -35 

li &. Par 


Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1984-86 
Executive Committee 

Pftsidem. Zac T. Walker. llK'Mi First Vitt- 
President. Noel L. Allen 'o9^ 
Second Vice-President. Ronald P, Butk-r -lb: 
Immediate Pa« President, Saliy A. O'NV-ill 
70; Executive Secretary. J. King White- '80 

Alumni Chapter leaders 

Aiamanct County, N.C, Thomas L. Bass. 
Jr. 71. Greater Atlanta. Oa., B. Allen Bush, 
Jr. '66; Greater Ch.irloite, N.C, Stanley E. 
Bullet 78; Forsyth County, N.C, Jack P. 
LocicCTO '81; Guilford County. N.C. 
Ashburn L. Kirby '57; Greater Richmond, 
Va., Lmda M. Shields '67; Sanford/Lee 
County. N.C, Donald E. Dollar 70; Suffolk. 
Va., Bcttv Jean Ctifjger 76; Triangle Area, 
N.C, Timothy M. Moore 78; Virginia 
Beach, Va., Henry F. Pittman 72; Gieater 
Washington. D.C.. Robert H. Pafe '75. 


Bryant M. Colion '80, Irene H. Covington 
■41. Sifimond S- Davidson '62. James S, Den- 
ton 7.3. Daniel B. Harrdl. Jr. '48. Victor H. 
Ho^an '61, L Donald Johnson '65, Darden 
W. Jones '27, Michad A. Lcggctt '77. Helen 
J. Lindsey '52. Philip R. Mann '54. John Z. 
McBrayer '38. Nina M. McConncU 70, 
Calvin A. Michaels '54, John P. Paisley, Jr. 
70. Nancy R, Penick '80, Lynn M. Stewart 
'81, C Grayson Whltt 79. Ann M, Wilkins 
'55. W. WotKlrow Wilson '38. William C. 
Zint. Ill 79. 

The Magazine of Elon lUSI'S 174.5SO) i^ 
published qu;iit«ly with an cKtta issue during 
the fnurih quarter. Seomd closf posi^iRc I'aid (ii 
Elon CollcBe, N.C. 27241 PosOnastcr: StiiJ 
addrtK! change lo Elon Colic-ge Ofiitc uf 
Devflopmcnt, Campu^ Box 2116. Elon dllcg^-, 
N-C. 27244-2010. 

HOMECOMING - October 4-6 
PARENTS WEEKEND - November 1-3 

Scenes from 
Alumni Day '85 

Mary Sue Rawls '33 and Carl 
Sasnett '35 crcatmg some Elon cheers 
in front of West Dorm. ..Brothers 
"Lefty" *30 and Mike '37 Briggs 

recalling the years they set the career 
pitching records they shared until John 
Driscoll broke it in the 1985 district 
playoffs... Alton Williams '35 of 
Hillsborough and John Phillips '35 
of New York making their first visit to 
the campus in 50 years. ..Clyde Rudd 
beginning to plan the Class of '37 fif- 
tieth reunion... 

"Foots" Fesmire "24 being elected 
president of the Golden Alumni — and 
sharing a good baseball joke.. .Dr. Bet- 
ty Lynch Bowman '44 recalling ser- 
ving ac Mrs. Smith's teas. ..groups of 
alumni touring the campus in the 
"Tourmobile"...Jim '60 and Faye 
Gordon '61 Humphrey and Don 
'60 and Glenda Isley '61 Blalock 
dancing to the Castaways. ..Vice chair- 
man of the hoard Royall Spence, )r. 
*42 and wife Luvene '43 and Jimmy 
'43 and Virginia Jeffreys Darden 
'44 and others trying to fit one era's 
steps to another era's music. ..Former 
May Queen "Johnny" Sharpe 
Rountree, '31 sharing this 

So it no longer stands 

The Senior Oak tree 

Guarding secrets 

For you and me 

At the end of the path 

Where lovers walk. 

Weep not, my friend, 

That tree was old 
enough to talk! 

Left: Mary Sue Rawls Parker '5i and 
Carl Sasnett '55 recreate an Elon cheer- 
Below. Debbie Yow '74, center, shnres her 
award with sisters Susan '76, left, and 

The Class of '35: Standing, [-r. Dr. Darden Jones 77, president of the Golden AUtm- 
ni; Alton R. Williams; Ben T. Holden. Seated, l-r, Carl P. Sosnt'tf, Dr. John Robert 
Kcrj,odle. Dr. .lapheth E. Roivls. .h., and Rev. William I. Andes. 

Job Assistance Program for Volunteers 

Please complete and return to: 
Karen S. Thompson, Director 
Placement Office 
Campus Box 2223 - Elon College 
Elon College, NC 27244 
(919) 584-2538 


Home Address 

, Zip. 

Home Phone 
Name of Company 
Kind of Business 

I would be willing to help Elon students by 

Sending job openings I hear about to the Placement Office. 

Allowing interested students to call me and discuss my career field. 

Allowing interested students to visit me at my work place. 

Trying to establish a co-op experience for Elon students at my place of work. 

Helping a student actually to find a job in my career field. 

Other (specify) 

Please send me information about 

Please call me I'll call you 

2 The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 


Robb Speaks 
at 1985 Elon 

Governor Charles S. Robb of 
Virginia delivered the commence- 
ment address at Elon College on May 
19 when approximately 427 seniors 
received their diplomas. 

Commencement exercises began 
at I0i30 a.m. in Alumni Memorial 
Gymnasium and were open to the 1 

Governor Robb also received the 
honorary doctor of laws degree. 

Robb. a lawyer, was elected lieute- 
nant governor in 1977 and in 19S1 
was chosen governor, receiving more 
votes than any candidate for state of- 
fice in Virginia's history. 

Robb was born in Phoenix, Ariz. He 
was graduated from Mount Vernon 
High School in Fairfax, Va., in 1957. 
He attended Cornell University on a 
regional scholarship and the University 
of Wisconsin on an NROTC scholar- 
ship. He received his bachelor of 
business administration degree at 
Wisconsin in 1961 and his law degree 
from the University of Virginia in 
1973. He holds honorary degrees from 
a number of colleges. 

Governor Robb has been affliated 
with the military since 1957. He was 
student commander of all ROTC units 
on campus as an undergraduate and 
began active duty with the U.S 
Marine Corps in 1961. He served as 
commander of an infantry company in 
combat in Vietnam, where he received 
10 decorations. He remains a lieute- 
nant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps 

Thad Eure 
Recognized by 
Elon Board 

Thad Eure, North Carolina's 
longtime secretary of state who also 
has been chairman of the Board of 
Trustees of Elon College for 30 years, 
was honored during the annual spring 
meeting of the Board when a chair of 
political science at the college was 
named for him. 

Establishment of the Thad Eure 
Chair of Political Science, "to he oc- 
cupied in perpetuity by an outstanding 
member of the college faculty," was 
announced by Royall Spence, Jr. of 
Greensboro, vice chairman of the 
board, at a luncheon in Eure's honor. 

Eure was named a member of the 
Elon College Board of Trustees in 
1942. He was made chairman in 1935. 
His ancestors were among the pioneer 
members of the Christian Church 
which founded Elon, and it was 
through the church, now the United 
Church of Christ, that Eure became 
interested in the college. 

Gov, Charles S. Robb 
of Virginia 

Governor Robb is married to Lynda 
Johnson Robb, daughter of former 
President Lyndon B, Johnson. They 
have three daughters. 

Commencement weekend activities 
began Saturday with the college wor- 
ship service at 4 p.m. in the Elon Col- 
lege Community Church. Dr. Winfred 
Bray, pastor of the First Christian 
Church of the United Church of 
Christ in Burlington delivered the ser- 
mon. His daughter, Darla, was one of 
the graduating seniors. 

A reception for the candidates for 
graduation, their families and friends 
was scheduled for 5 p.m. on the se- 
cond floor of McEwen Dining Hall. 
The Elon College Alumni Association 
and the college faculty served as hosts. 

Following graduation exercises, 
graduates, their families, and guests 
were invited to greet the governor on 
Scott Pla:n- 

Dr. J. Earl Danieley, president of 

Elon College from 1957-1973 and now 
Thomas E. Powell Jr. professor of 
chemistry, delivered the key address of 
tribute at the luncheon. 

Donor Endows 

A gift of JIOCOOO has been made to 
Elon College by a donor who wishes 
to remain anonymous. 

The gift will be divided equally for 
use in constructing a fine arts center 
on the Elon campus and for estab- 
lishing an endowment fund for 
students from Virginia. 

The scholarship will be known as 
the Mills E. and Katherine E. Godwin 
Scholarship Fund, honoring the former 
Virginia governor and his wife. God- 
win is the only person to have served 
two terms as governor of Virginia. He 
was a member of the Elon board of 
trustee for more than 25 years dating 
back to 1950 and now serves as trustee 
emeritus. In 1954 he was awarded an 
honorary doctoral degree from Elon. 

Board Names 
New Trustees 

Five new members were elected to 
the Elon College Board of Trustees at 
its spring meeting recently. In addition, 
a new youth trustee was named, a 
trustee emeritus was chosen and eight 
members whose terms were expiring 
were reappointed. 

The new trustees are Noel Lee Allen 
of Raleigh, Barbara Day Bass of Rich- 
mond, Va., and William A. Hawks, 
James W. Maynard and David E. Par- 
due, Jr.. all of Burlington. 

The new youth trustee is Amy 
Leonore Burch, a senior at Elon from 
Woodstock, Va. She will serve for two 

Rex G. Powell of Fuquay-Varina, 
whose term expired this term was nam- 
ed trustee emeritus. 

The eight appointed for four-year 
terms are Wallace L. Chandler of 
Richmond, Va., Rev. Joseph M. 
Copeland of Portsmouth, Va., Dr. 
John R. Kernodle of Burlington. 
Ernest A. Koury Sr., of Burlington, 
Dr. G. Melvin Palmer of Greensboro, 
Emily Harris Preyer of Greensboro, 
Ralph H. Scott of Burlington and C. 
Max Ward of Burlington. 

Allen, an Elon graduate of 1968, has 
been a partner in the Raleigh law firm 
of Barringer, Allen and Pinnix since 
1977. He has served on the North 
Carolina Milk Commission and the 
State Board of Ethics. He is a former 
member of the Board of Directors of 
the Southern Conference of the 
United Church of Christ. 

Bass, a 1961 graduate of Elon, has 
been teaching for approximately 25 
years and is now chairman of the 
math department at St. Catherine's 
School, a day-boarding school for girls 
in Richmond, Va. In 1984, she receiv- 
ed a Presidential Award for Teaching 
in Mathematics, one of 104 awarded 

Hawks is chairman of the board, a 
director and executive vice president of 
Falcon Industries, Falcon Communica- 
tions, Unichem, Inc., and Alamance 
Fibers in Burlington. He is a graduate 
of the University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill and is president of the 
Alamance Chapter of the University of 
North Carolina Educational Founda- 
tion. He also is president of Alamance 
Country Club and of Burlington 
Investment Association. He has been 
active in Elon's PRIDE 11 campaign. 

Maynard is the son of Reid A. 
Maynard, a long-time trustee of Elon 
College until his death last year. The 
younger Maynard is president of 
Tower Mills Inc., and has served as a 
member of the Elon College Presiden- 
tial Board of Advisers. 

Parduc is president of The Dacourt 
Group, Inc., a real estate investment 
company. He is a graduate of the 
University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill and is a member of the 
Elon College Presidential Board of Ad- 
visers. He has played in the Elon Col- 
lege Community Orchestra for a 

nuniber of years and has been active 
in the College's PRIDE 11 campaign. 
Terms for Allen, Bass and Hawks 
will expire May 31, 1986; for Maynard. 
May 31. 1988; and for Pardue, May 
31, 1989. 

Will Elon Be 
Number One? 

The 1985 Elon College Phonathon 
ended with a total of $141,258 pledged 
to the college, the largest amount in 
the six-year history of the Phonathon. 

A special challenge was issued this 
year, pitting Elon against Davidson 
College and Wake Forest University. 
Last year Elon alumni ranked third 
behind these two schools in the 
percentage of alumni who make an an- 
nual donation to their alma mater, out 
of 55 private and public colleges and 
universities in the state. 

According to Dr. Jerry Tolley, direc- 
tor of corporate and annual resources 
and Phonathon organizer, it is still too 
early to tell whether Elon has taken 
over the number one spot in alumni 
giving. "Results are not in from David- 
son and Wake Forest yet," said Tolley, 
"but 1 feel Elon has a strong chance of 
becoming first in the state in alumni 

"This was a great year of achieve- 
ment for Elon College," he said. "In 
order for us to meet our challenge, 
however, we need to collect monies on 
all of our 5,584 pledges. 

"I am pleased with the dedication 
and support of Elon alumni," added 
Tolley. "Two years ago Elon ranked 
near the bottom in the state with only 
15% of its alumni making an annual 
gift. For 1983-84, the percentage of 
participation was 30%, and this year 
looks even better." 

The Phonathon, an annual winter 
event at Elon, raises money for the 
Annual Fund, which helps to pay for 
general operating expenses. By offset- 
ting the rising costs of day-to-day 
operations, donations to the Annual 
Fund also help to keep tuition costs 

The race in the Greek Phonathon 
alumni participation challenge is going 
to be close!! As of this writing, Kappa 
Sigma and Zeta Tau Alpha have 
marginal leads. All other Greek 
organizations are closing in on the 
front runners. 

"As of May I, 1985, the college has 
received 4,300 alumni gifts, as com- 
pared to 3,300 at the same time last 
year." said Tolley. "There is still one 
month left for us to collect outstan- 
ding gifts, as wc will close our books 
on May 31," he added. 

"I would like to thank every alum- 
nus who has made a contribution to 
this very special and important fund," 
said Tolley. "Elon has one of the 
highest percentages in the state in 
alumni giving, and we want everybody 
to know about it." 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 3 


Three Awards 
Presented on 
Alumni Day 

The Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion presented special awards to a pair 
of alumni and recognized a major in- 
dustry during the annual Alumni 
Awards Luncheon held on Alumni 
Day, May 4. 1%5. 

Dr. Don L- Allen, dean of the 
University of Texas Denial Branch at 
Houston, received the Distinguished 
Alumnus Award for 1985, and 
Deborah A- Yow, head basketball 
coach at the University of Florida, 
received the Young Alumnus of the 
Year Award. 

Burlington Industries, which had its 
beginning in the nearby cown of Burl- 
ington, received the Elon College 
Service Award, presented for the first 
time. The award recognizes one 
organization that has been instrumen- 
tal in the advancement of the college 
through the giving of time and energy. 

Burlington Industries, now head- 
quartered in Greensboro, and the 
Burlington Industries Foundation have 
contributed generously to Elon since 
1945, the years when the company 
founded by Spencer Love has had its 
greatest growth. It is now the world's 
largest textile manufacturer. 

Altogether, Elon has benefited by 
more than 5500,000 in gifts from Burl- 
ington. A number of Elon graduates 
are also employed by the firm. 

The Distinguished Alumnus Award, 
presented to Dr. Allen, is awarded an- 
nually to a maximum of two alumni 
who have distinguished themselves in 
their professions and communities, 
bringing honor to their alma mater. 

A native of Burlington and an alum- 
nus of Elon with the class of 1956. Dr. 
Allen is a former associate dean for ad- 
ministrative affairs in the School of 
Dentistry at the University of North 
Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Allen 
spent 10 years at Chapel Hill in the 
School of Dentistry after he obtained 
his D.D.S. degree there in 1959. He 
earned his M.S. degree in periodontics 
at the University of Michigan in 1964. 

Dr. Allen joined the University of 
Florida College of Dentistry in 1970 
and served as associate dean, interim 
dean and then dean in the Depart- 
ment of Periodontology. He also was a 
professor in the College of Dentistry. 

He moved to the University of Texas 
at Houston, Dental Branch, in 1982 
and since that time ha^ served as dean 
and professor in the Department of 

Dr. Allen currently is chairman of 
the Commission on Dental Accredita- 
tion and chairman of the Council on 
Dental Education for the American 
Dental Association. He also is chair- 
man of the visiting scholars committee, 
International College of Dentists. He is 
a fellow of the American College of 
Dentists and the International College 
of Dentists. Dr. Allen has written ex- 
tensively on technical subjects in the 

Recent Alumni 

Triangle Area Chapter Several 
months of planning resulted in the 
largest turnout of alumni ever to meet 
for a local Alumni Association event 
on Saturday evening, March 16. at the 
Capital City Club in Raleigh. More 
than 150 alumni from the Raleigh- 
Durham-Chapel Hill area celebrated 
the return of an active alumni chapter 
to the capital city by kicking up their 
heels to music performed by The 
Emanons at this gala occasion. Among 

Dr. Allen is married to the foTmer 
Martha Winifred Rouse, a graduate of 
the University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill. 

The Young Alumnus of the Year 
Award is presented to a maximum of 
two alumni who have been graduated 
for a period not exceeding 15 years 
and who have attained honor and 
recognition for themselves through 
their activities, thereby reflecting credit 
to the college. 

Deborah Yow. this year's recipient, 
is a native of Gibsonville and an alum- 
nus with the class of 1974. She has 
served as women's head basketball 
coach at the University of Florida. She 
is married to Dr. William Bowden. 
dean of special instructional programs 
at the university. 

Ms. Yow captained the Elon 
women's team to the North Carolina 
State Championship in 1974. She 
became women's head coach at 
Williams High School in Burlington 
that fall, the inaugural year for the 
sport. The next year she taught and 
coached in the Guilford County 
school system, guiding her Eastern 
Guilford team to a 25-3 record and a 
third-place finish in an open state 

She was named women's coach at 
the University of Kentucky in the fall 
of 1976 where she put the program on 
a sound footing before leaving to go to 
Oral Roberts University in 1981. Her 
1982-83 team there posted a 26-1 
record and went unbeaten during the 
regular season. 

She moved to the University of 
Florida in 1983 and the 19-9 record of 
the 1983-84 team was the best in the 
school's history up to that point. 

'79, Jeanne '45 and Ace '48 Harrell, 
and a committee of local alumni. Fred 
'67 and Sandy Bright hosted the party. 
Plans are underway to sponsor an in- 
formal alumni gathering in late June. 
For information regarding chapter ac- 
tivities, contact Stan and Martha 
Butler at 704/523-0078. 

Fayetteville Chapter The Green 

Valley Golf &. Yacht Club in Fayet- 
teville will be the site of the area's first 
alumni gathering in many years. A 
committee of local alumni headed up 
by Cooper Mattocks '79 has reserved 
the club for a party on Saturday, June 
1. Invitations will be mailed to area 

Top: L-R. Pctt*' Black W, Cass Cov- 
ington '80, Carol Elliott SeagTOves '80 
and -'Kinky" Black '79 enjoy cKe 
Triangle Area social 

Below: Chapter president Stan Bitxler '78 
and wife Manha 79 at Charlotte dance. 

the assortment of food sampled by the 
guests was a five layer cake decorated 
with the Elon College seal and 
"Fighting Christian." Sandy *72 and 
Noel Allen '69 hosted the gathering, 
and a committee of more than a 
dozen local alumni headed by Chapter 
President Tim Moore '78 and his wife, 
Linda '78. promoted the event. 
For more information regar- 
ding chapter activities, contact Tim 
and Linda Moore at 919/469-9376. 

Greater Charlotte Chapter For the 

second year in a row the Myers Park 
Country Club was the site of a well- 
attended alumni chapter dance featur- 
ing The Emanons. Members of the col- 
lege staff who socialized with the more 
than 100 Elon supporters included Jo 
Williams, King White and assistant 
director of admissions, Gretchen 
Kasting '84. The gathering was organiz- 
ed and promoted by Chapter President 
Stan Butler '78 and his wife, Martha 

alumni and friends of the college in 
May. Judging from the interest receiv- 
ed so far, a large turnout is an- 
ticipated. For more details, call Cooper 

Mattocks at 919/822-2888. 

Upcoming Chapter Events As in 

previous years, several alumni chapters, 
including those serving the Suffolk, 
Virginia Beach, Richmond, and 
Washington, D.C. areas are planning 
to sponsor gatherings over the sum- 
mer. Alumni and friends should watch 
their mail for the details. 

4 The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 

Parham Named 
Assistant AD 

Tom Parham has been named assistant 
athletic director and tennis coach at 
Elon College, athletic director Dr. 
Alan White recently announced. 

Parham will succeed Danny Mor- 
rison, who accepted a position with 
Wofford College as fulltime athletic 

Besides his coaching and admin- 
istrative work, Parham will also be a 
member of the Physical Education 
Department staff as a teacher. Parham, 
44, comes from Atlantic Christian Col- 
lege, where he has been involved with 
athletic administration, teaching and 

Tom Parham 

Parham has been chosen the 
Carolines Conference or NAIA 
District 26 Coach of the Year a record 
19 times and was the first coach ever 
selected National Coach of the year 
twice, those honors coming in 1977 
and 1979. 

Parham's tennis teams at Atlantic 
Christian won two national champion- 
ships in 1979 and again last year. 
Through the years, his teams have 
compiled 16 straight winning seasons 
as well, 

Parham graduated from Atlantic 
Christian in 1963 with a B.S. in 
English and physical education and a 
minor in history. He received his 
M.Ed, from the University of North 
Carolina in 1964. 

Hassard Named 



Clay Hassard of Charlotte, N.C., a 
senior offensive tackle for the Fightin' 
Christian football team, was named to 
the NAIA Academic All-America team 
for 1984. Hassard has a cumulative 
3.24 grade point average in business 
administration. He had previously 
been named to the All-South Atlantic 
Conference team for Elon. 

Hassard is one of only four players 

chosen for the Academic All-America 
team. Twenty-five Elon athletes were 
named to the Dean's List for the fall 
semester at Elon College. 

"We are very proud of Clay," said 
head coach Macky Carden. "It is just 
great when a player achieves excellence 
on the field and in the classroom. This 
is the kind of thing that makes you 
appreciate the student-athlete." 

Fall Recruits 
Bolster Elon 

Even head coach Macky Carden, a 
decidedly low-key individual, seems ex- 
cited about the quality of recruits and 
transfers for Elon and Fighting Chris- 
tian football next fall. 

"We have a banner year," said 
Carden in releasing all Elon recruits 
to date, including transfers. "We've sign- 
ed 35 kids so far, 26 of them freshmen, 
and we'll probably sign four or five 
more freshmen." 

Heading the list of stellar recruits is 
transfer Perry Cuda, 6-1, 190 pound 
former Alabama quarterback. Cuda 
was recruited by the late Bear Bryant 
in his final year at Alabama, was red- 
shirted in 1982, saw some action in 
1983 when he led the Crimson Tide to 
three touchdowns in a victory over 

After a back injury and some per- 
sonal difficulties with the Alabama 
quarterback coach, Cuda transferred 
to South Carolina last year, but had 
academic problems and dropped out of 
school. In the meantime he had back 
surgery which was deemed successful. 

Despite Cuda's acknowledged talent. 
Carden is adopting a wait-and-see at- 
titude toward the starting quarterback 

"We've got four good quarterbacks 
in Garrett Robinson, Mike Brodowici, 
Craig Taylor, and Gary Minson," said 
Carden. "Cuda has some catching up 
to do, and he'll have to beat out our 
returnees to win a starring job." 

Among the transfers are Donnie 
Donovant, a 6-8, 265-pound defensive 
tackle who was at Duke, and John 
Duffcll, a 5-10.175-pound runningbnck 
who was at UNC. 

NAIA Area 

The Elon baseball team lost to 
Northern Kentucky 3-2 in the cham- 
pionship game of the NAIA Area 
Tournament in Bluefield, W. Va., 
Sunday, May 12. The Christians had 
defeated Northern Kentucky 13-9 in 
an earlier game. 

There is still a possibility that the 
Elon team will receive an at-large bid 
to the NAIA Nationals in Idaho, May 

27-June I. 

Elon Nine 

District Titles 

The Elon College baseball team 
wrapped up their first regular season 
under Coach Rick Jones with cham- 
pionships in Carolinas Conference and 
NAIA District 26 play. 

Jones has also been named Coach of 
the Year in both the conference and 
the district. 

The team finished 33-5 overall, 22-3 
in District 26 and 15-3 in the con- 
ference. They entered the District 
Championship held at Greensboro's 

S ports 

War Memorial Stadium on May 3-4 as 
the top seed, scheduled to play fourth- 
seeded Atlantic Christian College in 
the opener. - 

The winner of the District 26 tour- 
nament will advance to NAIA area 
finals in Bluefield, W. Va., May 17-18. 
The national championship tourna- 
ment is scheduled for May 27-June I 
at Lewis Clark State College in 
Lewiston, Idaho. Should the team 
make it to that tournament, they 
would be the first from Elon to do so. 

Four players received post-season 
conference and district honors. 
Maurice "Mo" Morton. Jeff Neufang, 
John Driscoll, and Greg Harris were 
named to the All-Conference team. 
Morton, Driscoll, and Harris were 
cited for All-District honors. 

Second baseman Jeff hieufang at bat 

Tennis, Golf 


The Elon golf team, coached by Bill 
Morningstar and led by senior Barry 
Pilson, had a fine season, finishing in 
second place in both conference and 
district tournaments. 

In the district tournament held at 
Campbell College April 14-16, the 
Christians were in second place going 
into the final round and after nine 
holes had captured the lead. Rain. 
however, forced the cancellation of the 
day's round, and scores were reverted 
to the previous day, leaving the team 
with a second place finish. 

The season's record was still good 
enough to make an alternate's bid to 
the NAIA National Championship 
tournament a possibility for the Elon 
team. The Christians won the national 
title in 1982. 

Men's Tennis 

The Fighting Christian men's tennis 
team wrapped up their regular season 
with a fourth place finish in both 
district and conference tournaments. 

Players Jeff Hooks and Duane 
Johnson advanced to the semi-finals in 
doubles in the District tournament and 
were named to the All-District team. 

Coached by Steve Rickard, filling in 
for Danny Morrison, who resigned to 
accept a post at Wofford College, the 
team finished with a respectable 12-4-1 
record for the season. 

Women's Tennis 

Coach Karen Garden's women's 
tennis team placed fourth in the 
Carolinas Conference tournament and 
tied for fifth in the District 26 playoff. 

The doubles team of Cindy Wall 
and Missy Jones placed second in the 
third flight of District tournament 
doubles play. 

The team's overall record for the 
season was 9-7. They were 4-3 in con- 
ference plav and 6-5 in the district. 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 5 

The war to end all wars 

W.B. Terrell '25 recounts 
suffering and terror of 
World War 1 

By Craig Shaffer 

1 1 

ou re in the presence of an- 
ciquity," jokes W.B. "Bill" 

Those who fought in World War I 
are indeed living relics, and Terrell is 
one of the oldest veterans in Alamance 

Though he'll be 89 years old this 
month, many exact daces and details 
about his Army days are still clear as 
fresh water. Few war memories are 
murky to the former principal, school 
superintendent, Elon College alumni 
director and soldier. 

With coaxing, he puts on his rusty 
old green Army helmet. "Does it look 
silly?" he asks, mildly embarrassed. 
Then he sits for the young photo- 
grapher with proud dignity, holding 
his olive green battle blouse in front of 
his chest. It's so old it is about to fall 

There's a box of memorabilia: aerial 
photographs of landscapes pockmarked 
by shelling; pictures of ships he sailed 
on; a huge canvas map showing troop 
movements in Belgium. Several "con- 
fidential" rfianuals. Two old rolled 

Decades before the hearing aid and 
slight limp, long before his days in 
education, a 21-Year-old Terrell was 
working in a west Burlington hosiery 

America called; the first world war 
had begun. "There wasn't much 
rhoice," Terrell recalls, eyes sparkling 
behind his glasses. "I was subject to 
the draft. Ir\stead of waiting for it I 
took the realistic view. I felt 1 would 
be in one way -or another." 

He also remembers the "patriotic fer- 
vor was at a high level. We felt we 
had to go." 

One easy date for the Cedar Grove 
native to remember is May 26, 1917, 
when he joined the 120th Infantry 
unit under Capt. Don E. Scott of 
Graham. Scott later became a general 
before leaving duty. 

The Alamance County company 
headquarters was on the third floor of 
the Moser-McDonald Building, he 

Though he didn't have any musical 
experience, Terrell was recruited to 
play the alto horn in the infantry 
band. "The bass horn goes BOOM 
and the alto goes poof," he chuckles. "I 
wasn't much of a musi^iian." 

Few of the band members could read 
sheet music. They practiced by 
parading up and down the streets of 
Graham. "Peoples ears are still hur- 
tin '," Terrell laughs. 

That September the 1 20th was sent 
to Camp Sevier in Greenville, 
S.C, to join the "Old Hickory" 
JOth Division for training, Terrell also 
spent time in Company M in Durham 
where he was selected for army in- 
telligence as part of a team of 

Terrell was shipped out to England 
and by June 1918, he joined the 30th 
Divisional Headquarters in Calais, 
France. That July, he began observa- 
tion work in Ypres, Belgium. By 
August he was promoted to corporal. 

Terrell's job was to report enemy ac- 
tivity, including troop movements, 
planes or balloons during the day or 
signal lights at night. Observers set up 
posts in trenches or abandoned French 

The first night they were assigned to 
a British unit in Ypres for observation 
duty, they saw the British soldier in 
charge of the carrier pigeons get killed. 
Ypres was shelled heavily throughout 
the remainder of the war, he notes. 

The 30th Division later took part in 
the most decisive operation of the war, 
the Sept. 29, 1918, assault on the 
Hindenburg Line. Until the Allies 
broke through, the Germans con- 
sidered it impregnable. 

Terrell's strongest memories of the 
war came from that day when troops, 
tanks, and artillery rallied to the 

He clearly recalls "the terrible 
slaughter that day," he said. "I saw 
many of my former buddies in Com- 
pany M pretty well shot up." 

"It was terrible seeing not only our 
wounded come back but the German 
prisoners who were also wounded," he 
continued. "When you reflect on it, it 
was the worst part of the war." 

From that day on. the Allies ad- 
vanced under withering fire from 
German machine-gunners cover- 
ing their troops' retreat. 

"They're supposed to stick with the 
machine guns until they died," he add- 
ed. "Those gunners were something 

The 30th Division soon saw con- 
tinued action during the Battle of 
Montbrehain and the Battle of La 
Selle River. 

Some days they trudged along with 
the battle units or rode bicycles, 
burdened with telescopes, maps and 
field glasses, and .45-caliber handguns. 

"So far as I know, I never killed 
anyone," he says, with a hint of pride 
"I hope I never did." 

But he admits being afraid. "Oh 
yes," he says, nodding. "You always 
felt you were in a situation where 
anything could happen."' 

A doughbi 

th World War I 

During war, the enemy is usually 
perceived as inhuman. But Terrell 
discovered otherwise when he guarded 
some German prisoners. 

"Most of them could speak English. 
They didn't want war anymore than 
we did," he remembers. "No country 
wanted it. Most of the people didn't 
want war. But there was no way to 
help it." 

He paused peering out the window 
of his Elon College home. 

"When It was over, we thought it 
would never happen again — that people 
would be too smart." 

The worst experience he had was 
chemical warfare. He remembers 
mustard gas was "terrible.. .it eats your 

The war ended April 8, 1919. for 
Terrell when he was discharged 
at Camp Jackson, S.C. He 
returned to the hosiery mill and later 
entered Elon College, graduating in 
1925 to become principal of a Gaston 
County high school. 

By the time World War U again em- 
broiled the globe in conflict, he was 
principal of Elon High School, where 
he met his second wife. By the end of 
the "Big One," he was superintendent 
of Wadesboro City Schools and later 
of Warren County Schools. 

He then came to Elon College as 
director of alumni affairs and after 
retirement was appointed a magistrate, 
serving at the Burlington Police stat- 
ion for five years. He also served as a 
small claims court judge for three 
years until 1976, 

Terrell is also a Mason, a Shriner, 
and a member of both the Woodmen 
of the World and the Scottish Rite 

Reprmttd with permusion fro 
Times- Neiui. 

6 The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 

Elon's Mother Superior 

Emma Lewis, friend and confidante 
to a generation, plans to retire 

By Moses Crutchfieid 

For more than a quarter of 
a century, Emma Lewis' 
door — and heart — has been 
open to confused or discouraged 
students seeking answers to their ques- 
tions and solutions to their problems. 
During that time, a generation of Elon 
students discovered they could turn to 
her to find the loving, eating advice 
they sought. 

In her quiet, low-key way, the 
slender lady, now graying and showing 
only slight effects from a bad fall 
several years ago. has given them the 
help — the big smile — they needed. 

It might have been only a matter of 
straightening out a mixed-up schedule. 
It might have been simply checking on 
an income tax return. It could have 
been helping a student find a campus 
job, or it might have been locating 
scholarship funds for a distressed stu- 
dent in need of financial aid. Or it 
could have been just the act of patting 
someone on the shoulder and offering 
them a few well-chosen words of cheer. 

NX'hatever — and there were times 
when the wisdom of a "Dear Abby" 
was required — Emma Lewis has loved 
every moment of those years she's 
spent at Elon looking after her 
"children," The frequency with which 
alumni, back on campus, come by to 
exchange greetings is proof enough 
that these "children" remember and 
are graceful for the help and advice she 
offered them years ago. 

Remembered David Vaughn, a 
former student and friend: "She always 
was effective, pleasant and encouraging 
in her relationships with students. She 
always had the time to listen to a stu- 
dent's problems. And she knew how 
to get something done. If she couldn't 
do it herself, she knew where to go to 
get it done. 

"A lot of students may not have 
known her by name, but they knew 
her by sight — her office was in 
Alamance Building at the time — and 
they felt free to call upon her, 

"She was very much a people- 
oriented person. She .thrived on con- 
tact with people. I would say she was a 
very effective ambassador for the col- 

That spirit of interest and caring 
which leaves such an indelible 
impression upon young people 
still is there as Mrs, Lewis approaches 
retirement. If her target date holds up, 
she'll be closing her desk in the Office 
of Development on September 30, 
1985 to join her husband, Charles 
Lewis, who is scheduled for retirement 
from Burlington Industries on the same 
day. There is a possibility that Mrs. 
Lewis may stick around another week 
to make it an even 2? years at Elon. 
She and hor husband both have timed 

their retirements for the moment when 
annual 'reports and fiscal years are 
behind them. She has no definite 
plans for retirement. "The first six 
months," she said, "I'll spend cleaning 
out my house fi-om the basement up. 
After that's done, then I'll be ready to 
think about something else." 

In her years at Elon, Mrs. Lewis has 
watched thousands of students come 
and go. And time, she has observed, 
has brought notable changes in the 
make-up of Elon's student body, in its 
faculty and in the nature of the cam- 
pus atmosphere. She was witness to 
the unrest of the Vietnam years, to 
the breaking of new ground with in- 
tegration on campus and to the 
dramatic shift in attitudes that marks 
today's student. Elon weathered the 
many crises well, she said. 

"During those early years of the 
1%0's, there were a lot of desperate 
boys on campus because of the Viet- 
nam war," said Mrs. Lewis. There 
were also a lot of night school 
students, veterans on the GI bill. Then 
came the unrest of the late '60's and 

"Elon was fortunate," Mrs. Lewis 
noted. "We had only a minimum of 
disturbance." That she credits, in large 
part, to the "firm hand" of Dr. J. Earl 
Danieley, Elon's president. 

Since the uncertainty of those days, 
she's witnessed students make a 
"180-degree turn in their attitudes." 
She watched integration work to the 
point that a black was elected presi- 
dent of a student body that not too 
many years before was completely 

She has seen requirements for both 
students and fatuity strengthened, and 
she has seen changes in the nature of 
the college's mission and in its connec- 
tions with the church. 

Since 1979 Emma Lewis has been 
assigned to the Office of 
Development located in the 
Powell Administration Building. She 
has missed the direct contact with 
students that she once had because the 
Powell Building is off their beaten 

"For years I was in The Alamance 
Building where students passed all the 
time. My door was never closed and 
students were dropping in all along. It 
isn't that way now because the 
Development Office is out of the area 
where students circulate," she said. 

Along the way, Mrs. Lewis once was 
responsible for all the duplicating done 
by the college, including faculty and 

A dasiic Emrruj Lcu'ii pose: listening to a siudcni. 

"I really was popular in those days," 
she said with a laugh, "because I had 
copies of all the exams." 

Mrs. Lewis also served as secretary 
to the faculty in the days when she 
was doing the duplicating job. 

For the last several years, she has 
carried the title of Records and 
Research secretary. Her job has been 
to research and establish records for 
the alumni association, for en- 
dowments, and for scholarships. 

"There was a need for more com- 
plete scholarship and endowment 
records when I came in here," she 
said. "I went back and checked all the 
files. I read folders of all the college's 
presidents and 1 talked to people in an 
effort to get additional information," 
she said. Today, Elon has files for all 
those things. 

Mrs.. Lewis, a native of Dunn, 
N.C., and the youngest of five 
sisters, attended the University 
of North Carolina at Greensboro and 
took the secretarial course offered 
there. (It was known as Woman's Col- 
lege then.) She went Co work for Burl- 
ington Mills in the Burlington 
transportation office in 1940, met her 
husband-to-be there and was married 
in January 1942. Six months later, her 
husband was called into service and 
she went to Wilmington to live with a 
sister and work in the personnel 
department of the North Carolina 
Shipbuilding Company. They returned 

to Burlington, January 1, 1946. Then, 
following the birth of children Jane 
and John, she went to work on a part- 
time basis for Dr. Robert Benson, then 
dean of students, in 1958. 

That, of course, led to a full-time 

Of all the people Mrs. Lewis has en- 
countered at Elon, the fondest 
memories are of Dr. A.L, Hook — as 
they are for many others who have at- 
tended and worked at Elon. 

'Fessor Hook certainly left him im- 
print upon Elon," she said. "He loved 
the school. Alumni always looked for 
him when they came back. His loss 
was a tremendous blow, both in the 
strength of his own personality and in 
the ties he represented for those 
generations which he knew in the span 
of the years he was here." 

-The college annual of 1970 was 
dedicated to Emma Lewis. 

"In recognition and appreciation of 
an individual's service to Elon, the Phi 
Psi Cli editors have set aside this page. 
The award is made in tribute to one 
who has made an exceptional efl^ort in 
promoting understanding, good will 
and knowledge.. .in fijrthering the goals 
of Elon College," 

It was a fine tribute in 1970, and 
still is today. Emma Lewis will be miss- 
ed when she retires. 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 


Drucilla R. Clark writes the following letter 
about her mother. Blanche Teague Rid- 
dle, who died on Oct. 23. 1Q81; "I have 
her diploma (framed) hanging in our home 
She was so proud of that diploma - and it 
carried her to grcai things - in far corners 
of the world. She moved to Rorida about 
20 years ago and had her own home until 
she became unable to manage it - at whicli 
time we built an apartment at our home 
and she came to live with us. She attended 
her 50th reunion and was so happy to 

"We think she was a great lady who dared 
to do the things most of us wouldn't dare 
to do! She had a certain 'Elon' which got 
her into impossible situations 'where angcl^ 
fear to go' - and she always got home Scot 
free! (She was no fool!) 
"She never forgave us when we made her 
quit driving her licde V\V when she was 


In a supporting role, veteran film director 
Martin Ritt plays a baseball manager in 
"The Slugger's Wife," a Neil Simon 
screenplay which premiered in theaters this 


Emerson "Sandy" Sanderson writes: 

"Elon was good to me! Dorothy and 1 live 
near the ocean in California. I completed 
42 years of Parish Ministry in 1973 and am 
still active in many church and civic ac- 


Iris Boland Abernathy is the s 

department chairman and teaches 
chemistry at Auburndale Senior High 
School, Auburndale, Fla. 


R. Dalton Harper retired from GMAC 
on February 1. after 35 years of service. He 
served in many capacities before retiring, 
the last being the managership of the 
Huntsville, Ala. office, which is responsible 
for the counties in the TVA area of the 
state. He and his wife Blanche Hunter 
Coghill '48, celebrated their 35th anniver- 
sary on April 8. 


Ruth Curtis, physical education teacher 
at West Lee Junior High School in San- 
ford, N.C.. has been named North 
Carolina Physical Educator of the Year for 
secondary schools by the N.C. Alliance for 
Health, Physical Education, Recreation and 
Dance, a statewide group of more than 900 
teachers and professionals promoting pro- 
grams in those fields. 

Jeanne P. Griffin, community volunteer 
and former Scotland County, N.C, 
educator, was named "Handicapped Profes- 
sional Woman of the Year" for Scotland 
County by the Pilot Club of Laurinburg. 
Frances Parker Storey has been ap- 
pointed clerk of Superior Court in Forsyth 
County, N.C. Mrs. Storey has worked in 
the office since 1964, beginning as a deputy 
clerk and secretary before being promoted 
to administrative assistant clerk in 1969. 
She has been a licensed private pilot since 
1944 and has done some stunt-flying. 


Hovey D. Scoggins is president of the 
Blowing Rock, N.C. Chamber of Com- 

Oliver: One 
of the best 

Donna Oliver 72. science teacher at 
Cummings High School in Burlington, 
N.C, has won one of H regional 
awards for excellence in teaching. 

Governor Jim Hunt presented the 
awards at UNC-Charlotte in 
November, 1%4. A math teacher and 
a science teacher from each of eight 
North Carolina areas were honored. 

Awards are nothing new to Oliver, 
who has taught at Cummings for 11 
years and been chairman of the 
science depanment for four. She has 
been recognized as Teacher of the Year 
at Cummings and was named the Na- 
tional Science Teachers Association 
Search for Excellence Outstanding 
Biology Teacher. 

Oliver is faculty advisor to the Cum' 
mings Student Academy of Science, 

^ which promotes scientific research. For 
five years the Student Academy has 
taken first place in district level science 

She received her B.A. degree from 
Elon College and an M.A. in educa- 
tion from UNC-Greensboro. 

merce. He operates Hillwinds Inn and is 
managing partner in Hillwinds Estates, an 
in-town development of homes and 
townhouses in Blowing Rock. 


Dwight L. Dillon of the Dillon Insurance 
Agency, Inc., Bassett. Va., was elected 
chairman of the National Insurance Pro- 
ducer Council at their annual meeting held 
recently in Washington, D.C. 

Sherrili G. Hall, 

executive vice 
of Jefferson Standard 
Life Insurance Com- 
pany, has been elec- 
ted to the company's 
board of directors. 


Weldon Price, state senator from Rock- 
ingham County. N.C, has retired from 
American Tobacco Company in Reidsville 
after 38 years with the company. His retire- 
ment was effective February 28. 


Jeannette Hassell, minister of music at 
the Church of the Holy Comforter. Burl- 
ington, N.C, has been named director of 
the Alamance Chorale. The Chorale, 
which is composed of 65 singers, performs 
sacred and secular music and will perform 
with the N.C. Symphony in its Burlington 
concert in December. 


Bobby F. Johnson, of Burlington, N.C 
has been named director of purchasing of 
Cone Mills Corporation. 


Joan Lewis Wrenn has three children 
enrolled at Elon. Her oldest, Thomas C, 
Jr., is a candidate for the MBA degree; son 
Christopher is a senior; and daughter 
Maryjoan is a freshman. (The youngest 
Wrenn is now 17, so a fourth is possiblel) 

An accident forced Joan to retire after 17 
years of teaching in the Alamance County 

School system. She now keeps busy doing 
free-lance writing. Children's literature is 
her specialty. 


Arthur Cobb has been named to head 
the newly formed Bank Services Group of 
Southern National Bank of North 
Carolina. Cobb, a senior vice president 
and the city executive of Southern Na- 
tional Bank in Fayetteville, will be respon- 
sible for the operations and data processing 
departments of the bank. 


Randy Keziah, owner of Oak Ridge 
Hardwoods, Inc. was featured in a recent 
article in the Oak Ridger, an Oak Ridge, 
Tenn,, newspaper. He went to Oak Ridge 
in 1970 to work with Longleaf Industries, a 
sawmill. After that business was sold. 
Keziah started his own company. 

Richard Murray, 

former plant manager 
of Burlington In- 
dustries' Wake Forest, 
N.C. plant, has been 
promoted to division 
manager for Knitted 

June R. Spears has been elected banking 
officer of Wachovia Bank and Trust Com- 
pany in Burlington, N.C 

Mary Elizabeth 
Coolidge Ruth has 

joined the staff of the 
Connecticut United 
Chutch of Christ 
Conference working 
in the department of 
missions and steward- 
ship and office of 
financial development. 


Fred Bright has been promoted to na- 
tional director of sales for the women's 

division of Bass Shoe Corporation. He and 
his family have moved to Falmouth. 


Stephen W. King, is technical director 
for National Health Laboratoties in 
Hollywood, Fla. He received his Ph.D. in 
bio-chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill in 

James F. Payne is employed by Philip 
Morris U.S.A., and is director of employee 
relations, with personnel responsibilities for 
seven facilities employing 4.000 workers. He 
lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife, 
the former Gloria Dawn Christopher of 
Burlington, N.C, and their seventeen year- 
old son, Chris. 


Rob Cassell has formed his own com- 
pany, Cassell Investment Programs, which 
specializes in forming real estate partner- 
ships. He lives in Matthews. N.C. 
Robert Ward Moffett of Burlington, 
N.C, recently completed the Uniform Cer- 
tified Public Accountant Examination. Suc- 
cesful examination candidates must com- 
plete experience requirements before being 
awarded the Certified Public Accountant 
Certificate by the State Board of CPA 

Stephen Smith discussed his writings dur- 
ing a presentation in March at Atlantic 
Christian College in Wilson, N.C, as part 
of the Writers and Readers series sponsored 
by the Arts Council of Wilson and Atlan- 
tic Christian College. 
Jerry E. Webb has been appointed 
superintendent of schools for the Cov- 
ington, Va. Public Schools. Webb, who 
currently serves as assistant superintendent 
for instruction of Spotsylvania County 
Public Schools, will assume the position of 
superintendent on July I. 
Carol Wilson Stearns is the owner of a 
Decorating Den Franchise in Fort Walton 
Beach, Fla. Decorating Den is a 15-vear-old 
national company whose owners decorate 
homes from a van containing samples of 
dtaperies, carpet, wallcovering, and 


Thomas L. Bass, Jr., division manager 
for Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Com- 
pany, has successfully qualified for member- 
ship in the President's Club, the company's 
top honor club. Membership is awarded to 
those representatives who have distinguish- 
ed themselves with life insurance sales of 
$2,000,000 or more during the preceding 
calendar year. 

John Marshall Carter, professor of 
medieval history at East Carolina Universi- 
ty, and Ron Martin, a pharmacist in Eden, 
N.C. have just recorded two original 
songs. Carter's "The Ballad of Leaksville, 
Spray, and Draper" laments the passing of 
the three towns, and Martin's "Olden 
Days" is a nostalgic look at the good times 
of the past in and around Leaksville. The 
45-RPM tecord will be available in local 
stores. Also, Carter has been invited to 
read a paper at the Xlth Annual Interna- 
tional Symposium on sports history at 
Glasgow, Scotland. Sponsored by the 
British Sports History Society, the meeting 
will be attended by scholars from all over 
the world. 

Susan Caviness, head of the history 
department at Eastern Randolph High 
School near Asheboro. N.C, has been 
chosen as teacher of the month for March 
in Randolph County Schools. 
Wayne Weston, director of parks and 
recreation for Orange County, N.C. has 
resigned to accept a similar position in 
Mecklenburg County. I 

8 The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 


Henry Pittman was cleacd to serve as 
secretary of the Lambda-Lambda Chapter 
of Kappa Sigma House Corporation at the 
corporation's annual meeting in April, 


AI H. Covington, a Rockingham. N.C., 
optometrist, has been elected to the boatd 
of directors of the Rockingham branch of 
First Union National Bank. 
L.E- Covington, Jr. is emploved by Tran'^ 
World Airlines in Chicago, III. 
Richard H. Holt has been promoted to 
business development manager for 
Washington, D,C, Maryland, and Virginia 
by 111 Commercial Finance Corp. 
Steve McCreedy is working for an Arlup 
franchise in North Carolina. He and his 
wife and two children have moved into a 
new home in Jamestown. 
Danny Suther is business manager for 
Lowry's Chevrolet jn Charlotte, N.C. 

Steven Teague has 

been promoted to 
vice president of 
Salem Leasing Cor- 
poration, a full ser- 
vice truck lessor, in 
Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Teague rejoined 
Salem two years ago 
as the Company's purchasing agent and 
will continue to be responsible for 


Howard M. Davenport, III, is a super- 
visor in operations at United Parcel Service 
in Charlotte, N.C. 

Barbara Welch Gentry was presented a 
certificate of recognition at the 1985 
Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon 
sponsored by the YWCA of Durham, 
N.C, which honored women who have 
been selected by their organizations and by 
community leaders in recognition of their 
outstanding professional achievement. She 
was nominated by the Fuqua School of 
Business, Duke University. 
Elizabeth WiUiford Hodges is a Visiting 
Lecturer teaching computer science at 
North Carolina State University in 

Larry Hodges is a Visiting Instructor in 
the Department of Computer Science and 
Ph.D. student in the Department of Elec- 
trical and Computer Engineering at North 
Carolina State University, in Raleigh. In 
March he gave a talk entitled "True Three- 
Dimensional Technology and Techniques 
for Representation of Computer-Genet ated 
Images" at the University of Hawaii, in 
April he was invited to present short 
courses in three-dimensional graphics at 
SPIE East '85 in Arlington, Va. and at 
SIGGRAPH '85 in Sai) Francisco. Ca. in 

Sara Bartley Wallace is anending 
graduate school at East Carolina University 
in Greenville, N.C, and teaches the first 
grade at Rosewood Elementary in 
Goldsboro, N.C 


Tom Hall and his wife recently bought a 
house in Charlotte Court House, Va. 


Don Johenning is a salesperson for Arc- 
tic Circle Enterprises, Inc., in Anchorage, 

Warren Miller has recently helped the 
First Baptist Church in Valdese, N.C, pur- 
chase BTN Satellite hookups and videotap- 

Denton: Where 
The Action Is 

Janries S. Denton, a 73 Eton 
alumnus, is still in the thick of 
politics, just as he was at Eion. 
Demon is now executive director of 
the National Forum Foundation in 
Washington, D.C. The National 
Forum Foundation is a non-partisan 
research and educational foundation 
whose purpose is to facilitate and 
develop consensus on policy issues 
relating to the integrity of the fami- 
ly, welfare reform, and national 

Denton, a native of Lakehurst, 
New Jersey, was Elon Student 
Government president in 1972-73. 
He is on the Executive Committee 
of the Elon Alumni Association and 
remains active in alumni affairs. 

Denton's experience as SGA Presi- 
dent at Elon prepared him for his 

work with the National Forum 
Foundation. Denton's father. 
Senator Jeremiah Denton, also 
works closely with the Foundation. 
Before becoming executive director 
of the National Forum Foundation, 
Denton was general manager of 
Cruise International in Norfolk, 

ing equipment to be used for educational 


Rick Bise teaches photography at Fulton 
High School in Knoxville, Tenn. 
Jan Henderson Finley teaches in the 
sixth grade Challenge Program at Hillcrest 
Middle School, Simpsonville. S.C., and 
represented the school as Teacher of the 
Year for 1984. 

Les Hall is vice president of Amark 
Corp.. a Virginia Beach. Va.. industrial 
contractor. He also serves as president of 
the Lambda-Lambda Chapter of Kappa 
Sigma House Corporation. He announces 
that plans are being made to sponsor a 
fundraiser for the House Corporation on 
Saturday. June 22, in Virginia Beach. All 
Kappa Sigmas are invited to attend. For 
more details, call him during the day at 

Patricia Anne Morgan is employed as 
GEICO Insurance Company's senior in- 
surance counselor. She enjoys traveling and 
has been abroad to Ireland and Scan- 
dinavia and will tour Switzerland this 


Rich Branson was a member of the four- 
some that won the pto-am golf tournament 
which preceded the Greater Greensboro 
(N.C.) Open in April. 
Belinda Spence Mayton is sales audit 
supervisor for W.S. Peebles &. Co., of 
Lawrenceville, Va. Peebles is a department 
store chain with 40 stores in five states. 
Denisc Tompkins Mehring is controller, 
vice-president of four oil johbcrships and 
five small North Carolina corporations 
located in Alamance. Durham, and Person 

Cindy Rayner, a member of the 
Greensboro, N.C, Jaycectes, was one of 
three who headed up the Greater 
Greensboro Open golf tournament's cham- 
pions banquet in April. She is employed in 
Greensboro by Wachovia Bank & Trust 

Robert Raymond Rodriguez of Burl- 
ington, N.C. recently completed the 
Uniform Certified Public Accountant Ex- 
amination, Successful examination can- 
didates must complete experience re- 

quirements before being awarded the Cer- 
tified Public Accountant Certificate by the 
State Board of CPA Examiners. 


Jane Booth is employed in Durham, 
N.C, as a paralegal for Stubbs, Cole, 
Breedlove, Prcntis &l Poc, attorneys and 
counselors at law. 

Betsey Fowler Idol was promoted to one 
of four head nurse positions at the 
American Red Cross in Winston-Salem, 

She and her husband. Mark, enjoyed a 
week's vacation to Hawaii in February this 


Perry Black is employed as an account 
executive for television station WPTF in 
Raleigh, N.C. He and his wife, Kappy, 
reside in Durham. 

James H. Coble, section chief at AT&T 
Technologies pricing and accounting 
department, has passed the management 
accounting examination. 
Scott Matthews is a logistical technical 
support specialist for Westinghouse Electtic 
Corp. in Baltimore, Md. 
Judy Oakes Flake has completed the 
course of studies and was accorded che 
master of education degree in adult and 
higher education by the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
Tina Morgenson is working on her 
master's degree in elementary education at 
the University of North Carolina at 

Jeff Orcutt is employed by People's E\- 
prcs and lives in Boulder, Colorado. 
Matthew and Tammy Winstead Payne 
have bought a new home in Laurinburg, 
N.C, where Matt works with Springs In- 
dustries in Laurel Hill. Their new address 
IS Rt. 6, Box 117. Lauringburg, N.C 


Jeff Batts is employed as a sales represen- 
tative for The Bureau, Inc., a Florida-based 
direct mail advertising company serving Ft. 
Lauderdale/Miami, West Palm Beach, and 
Ron Evans, who is employed by Roche- 

Peo ple 

Biomedical Laboratories, recently received 
the company's Presidential Achievement 
Award. He lives in Tallahassee, Fla. 
Mitch Goldberg and his wife Debra 
have opened a real estate business. Colony 
Realty, at the base of Wintergrecn Ski 
Area, Wintergreen, Va. 
William F. Lee is a sales representative 
for Mead Corporation in the paperboard 
divi-sion in Lynchburg, Va. 
Scott Ragan competed in the Southern 
Open Weigh tlifting Tournament in the 198 
lb. weight class, winning first place award 
and best lifter award. He set three new per- 
sonal records of 275 pounds in the snatch 
and 352 pounds in the clean «nd jerk. 
Ragan, who is currently health and fitness 
director at the Lexington. N.C, YMCA, 
recently won first place in his weight class 
at the Dixie Open on Novernber 24 in 
Atlanta, Prior to his Dixie Open win, he 
won first place and best lifter award in the 
Winston-Salcm and North Carolina State 
Championship meets in September. 
Beth Snyder is a reservations agent for 
Piedmont Airlines in Winston-Salem, N.C 


Joy Adams is the account coordinator for 
Aramis Inc., a New York maker of men's 
fragrances, Her territory includes Virginia, 
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, 
and Tennessee, where she services all of 
the Belk accounts. She will make her 
home in Charlotte, N.C 
Joe Garbarino is city manager for Spring 
Ciry, Tenn.. a small residential city on the 
Watts Bar Lake in Rhea County. 
Rodney Holland has been promoted to 
sales manager of Midstream Fuel Service, 
Inc. which IS che parent company of 
Petroleum Energy Products Corp. He 
resides in Mobile, Ala. 
Cindi Osborne lives in Winston-Salem, 
N.C. and is employed as a field represen- 
tative for ITT Commercial Finance. Her 
territory includes much of Piedmont North 

Ed Reams has been transferred by 
Carolina Power & Light Co. from Jackson- 
ville, N.C. to Asheboro. He will assume 
responsibility for all the accounting 

Mary Beth Hughes Roach is front- 
desk/marketing manager for Holiday Inn of 
Sumter, S.C 

Kevin Robinson is a branch manager for 
Wachovia Bank &c Trust Co, in 
Thomasvilie. N.C. 

Sharyn Olsen Soderlund writes that she 
has moved into a new home on the beach 
in San Clemente. Ca. and is keeping busy 
with bet 1 1 -month old son, Shane. She 
plans to open a small beach clothing bouti- 
c|ue soon and do some part-time modeling. 
Tracy Trimmer has relocated to Rich- 
mond, Va., where she is employed as 
district sales manager for Roche Biomedical 
Laboratories. She recently received the 
company's Presidential Achievement Award 
for outstanding sales performance. 
Jayne Weigand has recently been pro- 
moted to programmer/analyst at Systerr 
Development Corporation in Virginia 
Beach, Va. 


Ken Comer is a credit analyst with Tac 
Textron, a subsidiary of Textron, Inc., in 
Atlanta, Ga. 

Michael W. Coins is employed as a 
senior assistant merchandise manager for 
Roses Stores, Inc., in Lexington. N.C 
Lora Arrington Hill lives in Irving, 
Texas, and enjoys following Elon's Fighting 
Christians and her newly adopted Ceam, 
the Dallas Cowboys. 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1985 9 


Keith Nelson has been promoted to sliip- 
|iiiiy uoordinntor with the American 
Historical FouiiJation in Richmond, Va. 
Janine Meding Osborne is the district 
representative for North Carolina Con- 
gre^-^man How.nrd Coble, who represents 
Davidson. Guilford, and Alamance Coun- 
ties. She and her husband, Ron '77, live 
in Burlington, N.C. 

Billy Miller is teaching matlieniacics and 
Loaching football and basketball at the 
Miller School of Albctmarle in Charlot- 
tesville, Va, 

Carmen Pascarella, III is an assistant 
golf professional at Goose Creek Golf 
Course in Lcesburg, Va- 
Sharon Bontta Pinnix is employed by 
First Union Corporation in the commercial 
li">an<. department in Charlotte, N.C- 
Michael Romesburg is district manager 
for Omni Video, Inc. in Lansdale. 

Dec Dee Saunders White is workuj : i 
a travel agent at Fan Travel Service, Li.l.. 
in Richmond, Va. 

Jack Stone is an investment accountant 
with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Norrh 
Carolina in Durham- 
Mitze Taylor Thomas is a teacher with 
the Cumberland County Schools in Fayet- 
teville, N.C- 

Earl Vickers, ill. has accepted a position 
with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. as an 
overseas representative in the Frankfurt, 
West Germany area. He and his wife, 
Amy, will be living in Aschaffenburg, West 
Germany and are expecting a child in late 


Robin Agnew is an energy consultant 
and sales representative for Central 
Carolina Solar Age in the Burlington, 
N.C. area. 

Becky Dolliver is an accountant for the 
McGraw, Pridgeon &. Company accounting 
firm in Baltimore, Md. 

Sharon Kay Foster has been accepted to 
the 1985-86 first year class at the School of 
Medicine at East Carolina University in 
Greenville, N.C. She is presently doing 
medical research in the Department of 
Biochemistry at the School of Medicine at 
East Carolina University. 
Kelly O'Ferrell Garbarino is an account 
supervisor for Suburban M^. in Spring Ci- 
tv, Tcnn. 

Lori Wood Hall is a medical secretary in 
the OB/GYN department at the University 
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


You arc invited to suhnii 
Alumni Association invar 

nomin.itions for one of these four Elon College 


Young Alumnu! Of The Year 
.lum iif twn uiunini ivli'j have hceii graciuaitd for ,i 
> hiivf liifiin^iishcci I .tm-;e|vos in their pri>fc5MCirij 
ted in 1971 ..r Inter arr. ciisihie in i'm.) 

Di'iinguiihcd Alumnus Aiuard 
nuin of two ^^umni >vho hove Jisn.i^uished dicmse 
lUcnby brouiilu iioix^r <•■ their Alm.i M.itct, 

Citiztni'!. ScTvke Award 



minted lo .1 ina 
n .he idvanci 

i.imum of two iridividu.'iis (normally noi aUinini) \i 
mciit of (lie college ihrouph (he giving n| their nm 
Eton College Sewice Award 



<nred tc ..t.' 

ij..r,i:.iri..i, (li.ic has K-cn instrumental iti rhe ad\ 

i.| r,inr ,,:,.( tiitrgy. 

t of the college 

Members oi the Elon College Alumni Association who have gainccJ pro- 
mif_cnce in business, education, the ministry, science, 'social service, the 
arts, law or politics are typically nominated for these awards. However, 
qualified nominees from other fields arc also eligible for consideration. 
All alumni, regardless of standing as 'graduate' or 'nongraduate', are 
evaluated ecjually when being considered for an Elon College Alumni 
Award by the Alumni Awards Subcommittee. However, those alumni who 
are nominated should have completed a substantial portion of their 
undergraduate studios at Elon College to receive serious consideration for 
an award- 

Name of Nominee 
Type of Awardr 

DYoung Alumnus of the Year 

DDisringuished Alumnus Award 
OCitizen's Service Award 
DElnn College Service Award 

Nominated b\ : 




Teicphnnr . 

Nominations must he 

by January 17, I'-'HO 

Mail to: 

Elon Class Yea 


eived in the Office of Aluinn 

nd P;i 


Alumni Awards Subcommittee 

c/o Office of Alumni &l Parent Programs 

Campus Box 2iO? 

Elon College, NC 27244 

Cheryl Lynn Jordan of Burlington, N.C. 
recently completed the Uniform Certified 
Public Accountant Examination. 
Robert D. Tenhet has been assigned to 
Headquarters Company 1/325, Ft. Bragg. 
N.C. as a medical platoon leader. 
Mindy Moon is the secondary market 
delivery supervisor for Federated Financial 
Corporation. She also models for an agen- 
cy in Adanta, Ga. 

2nd Lt. Melvin Wilkins is presently sta- 
tioned at Garistedt, West Germany, in 
Quartermaster Corps with the 2nd Ar- 
mored Division of the U.S. Army. 
Lee Thomas is working for National 
Union Electric as a sales representative in 
Fayettevillc, N.C. 



Ruth Bethea Johnson, P.O. Box 218. 
Fuquay-Varina, N.C. 27526, died on 
January 25. 

Blanche Teague Riddle, 3814 Vasconia 
Street, Tampa, Fia. 33609, died on October 
23, 1981. 

E.B. Page, Sr., 2207 Wheeler Road, 
Raleich, N.C. died on January 2. 

Odell Hall King, 119 Hillside Drive, 
Burlington, N.C. 27215, died on Match II. 
He was a native of Alamance County, a 
former tobacco watehouseman, a member 
of the Alamance Farmers Bureau, the 
Chamber of Commerce and the N.C. 
Wildlife Association. 

Robert M. Man, 18 Lake Gilbert Circle, 
Dade City, Fla. 33525, died on March 20. 
He was an assistant priest of St. Elizabeth 
Episcopal Church in Zephyrhills and 
former rector of the Church of the Ascen- 
sion in Clearwater. He was an army 
veteran of World War II where he had 
served as a captain in the Chaplain Corps 
and was ordained in the Episcopal Church 
in 1939. 

Spurgeon E. Adcock, 1227 Norman 
Drive, Box 1227 #2-B. Eden, N.C, died on 
October 29, 1980. 

Beatrice Mashburn Kinlaw, P.O. Box 
12, Robbins, N.C, died on March 6. 

Earl E. Bell, Rt. 1, Box 505, Hamilton. 
Va.. died on October 6, 1984. Mr. Bell was 
a Lecsburg (Va.) auto dcatet who 
represented Loudoun and Prince William 
counties in^he Virginia House of Delegates 
for six years. 

Hazel Walker Fox, 4606 Roland Ave., 
Baltimore, Md., died on March 16. Mrs. 
Fox was for many years secretary and office 
manager of the College business office. She 
also setved as registrar from 1954-58. 
Speaking at the memorial service. Dr. Egrl 
Danieley said, "As worker, neighbor, 
friend, sister, wife, and mother, she was a 
loving, caring, gracious lady..." 

James C. Smith, 943 North Broad Street, 
Apartment 20, Elizabeth, N.J., died on 
February 2. 

Hilda Roberts Marley, Belle Meade 
Estates, Route 1, North Wilkesboro, N.C, 
died on February 7- She was retired from 
Lowe's Companies and was a member of 
Attonement Lutheran Church. 

John E. Cashion, Jr., P.O. Box 243. 429 
Forest Dr., Graham, N.C. 27253, died on 
January 28, 1983. He was a salesman and 

secretary of Joint and Clutch Ai 
Service in Charlotte, N.C; a member of 
the First Baptist Church in Graham; and 
a member of the Moose Lodge. 
Eston C King, Jr., Neese Ct., Burl- 
ington, N.C. 27215, died on August 31, 

Alton M. Wingfield, 308 Fisher Street, 
Burlington, N.C. 27215, died on August 
21. 1981. 

David Lee Nuckles, Murrells Inlet. S.C, 
died on April 10. A native of Burlington, 
N.C, he was a former manager of Guyes 
Dress Shop in Burlington and more recent- 
ly an electrician. He attended the Universi- 
ty of North Carolina at Chapjel Hill before 
active naval duty in World War II. 

Carl A. Lair, 101 Rainbow Forest Dr . 
Lynchburg, Va., died on December 25, 
1983. He taught Spanish in Florida and at 
Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Va., 
and was a member of the Masons. 

Alfred F. Prior, 11112 Greenlawn 
Avenue, Culver City, Ca., died on 
February 9. He was a music editor for 
various features and TV series and he 
worked with "Little House on the Prairie." 
He was a member of the Culver City Elks, 
a council member and committee chairman 
at Grace Luthetan Church. 
Charles A. Jarman, 274 Stanaford Road, 
Winston-Salem, N.C, died on February 3. 
He was a supervisor of computer graphics 
at ATiScT Technologies, a member of 
Centenary United Methodist Church and 
its board, a member of the board at 
Westwood Tennis Club, and an active ten- 
nis player in the Winscon-Salem area. 

Thomas S. Tommy' Russ, P.O. Box 
684, Shallotc, N.C. 28459, died on January 
29. Russ was an environmentalist for the 
Brunswick County Health Department, a 
member of the Masons and the Shallotte 
Lodge. He was professor of biology at Elon 
i^om 1968-1970. 

Brenda P. Waugh, 909 Bellevue St., 
Burlington, N.C 27215, died on January 4. 

Mamie Ann Gordon, 609 W- Front St.. 
Burlington, N.C 27215, died on February 
26. She was a music teacher, a member of 
the American Business Women's Associa- 
tion, the Alamance County Piano 
Teacher's Association and the Tar Heel 
Gem and Mineral Society. 

Atcda Lea Pope, Nashville, Tcnn., died 
on February 4. 

Philip Vance Cates, died April IS m 
Chicago. He was a senior buyer for Wickcs 
Lumber Company. His family has re- 
quested memorials to Elon College for the 
Philip Vance Cates Memorial Fund, which 
will be an endowment to his memory in 

Barry James Dollar, 1005 Surry Dr., 
Greensboro, N.C, died on February 15. 
He was a native of England and a consul- 
tant for Charles Brooks AsscKiaies. 



Mr. and Mrs. William N. Dickinson, 
Jr., 813 Gilbert Circle, Virginia Beach, Va. 
23454, announce the birth of a son, 
Christopher Eric, on March 28. Mrs. 
Dickinson is the former Karen Jensen '71. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson, 4339 
Andes Drive, Fairfax, Va. 22030, announce 
the birth of a son, Robert Quinn, on 
August Z8. 

10 The Magaiine of Elon May, 1985 


Mr. and Mrs. J. Perry Crouch, 534 E. 

Broadway, Bel Air. Md. 21014, announce 
the birth of a ion, John Andrew, born on 
Jiinuarv 21, 

Mr. and Mrs- Richard H. Holt, 126 
Snead St., Ashland, Va. 23005, announce 
the birth of a son, Timothy Spencer, on 
February 28. 

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Mountcastle, Rt. 
1. Box 139, New Kent, Va. 23124, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Michael War- 
ren, on March 17. 


Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. Smith, c/o 

Graham's Studio, 6615 Clinton Hwy.. 
Knoxville, TN 37912, announce ihe birth 
of a daughter, Lauren Elizabeth, on 
December 2. 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Strickler, 3420 
Merknet Drive, Glen Allen. Va. 23060, an- 
nounce the birrh of a son, Joshua Clarke, 
nn December 14. 

Dr. and Mrs. Rav Kenzik. 55 N. Kings 
Road, Suite D, Ormond Beach, Fla. 32074, 
announce the birth of a son, Eric Ray- 
mond, on February 26. Mrs, Kenzik is the 
former Mary Louise Kilroy '75. 

Mr. and Mrs. James K. Simmons, 2511 
Parrish St.. Burlington, N.C. 27215, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Meghan 
Park, on April 10. 

Capt. and Mrs. Richard E.H. Teller. 
'^723 Bragg Lane, Manassas. Va. 22110. an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Victoria 
Faith Harward. on February 5. Mrs. Teller 
IS the former Cheryl Butler '78. 

Mr. and Mrs. James Dale Woolard, Rt. 

3, 12716 Little Creek Drive, Raleigh. N.C. 
27603. announce the birth of a son, 
Samuel James, on February 26. Mrs. 
Woolard is the former Gail Elizabeth Amos 


Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Brooks, Rt, 5. Bo.x 
S-19. Longleaf Dr., Launnburg, N.C. 
28352, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Brandi Leigh, on March 31. Mrs. Brooks is 
the former June Clark '77. 

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Carroll. 10216 
Camelback Circle, Pineville, N.C. 28134, 
announce the birth of a son, Scott Walter. 
on March 3. Mrs. Carroll is the former 
Carol Hartman '76. 

Mr. and Mrs. Norman B. Downcv. 
1111 Normandy Drive, Richmond. Va. 
23229, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Meriweather Page, on August 17, 1984- 
Mrs. Downey is the former Beth Saunders 

Mr. and Mrs. David Finley, 351 Spring 
Forest Dr., Simpsonville, S.C, 29681, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Joseph 
Brockman, on January 23. Mrs. Finley is 
the former Jan Henderson 77, 
Mr. and Mrs. Gary P. Gupton, P.O. 
Box 963; South Boston, Va. 24592, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Rebecca 
Bryan, on March 7- Mrs. Gupton is the 
former Bryan Holt *79. 
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. Mackenzie, 
Route 1, Box 90-B. Elon College, N.C. 
27244, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Jennabeth Leigh, on December 13. 

Mr. and Mrs. David N. O'Keeffe, 6309 
Blakely Square. Virginia Beach, Va. 23451, 
announce the birth of a daughter, Rachel 
DeLoach, on February 27, Mrs. O'Keeffe is 
the former Su:anne DeLoach '77. 
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gray Stiks, 138 
Ashcake Rd., Ashland, Va. 23005, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Edward Gray, 
on March 10. Mrs. Stiks is the former 
Robbin Duffer '77, 

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Frazier, 1856 
Dunraven Dr.. Knoxville, Tenn. 37922, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Reid Alexander, 
on February 12, 

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mayton, Rt. 2, 
Box 3, Lawrenceville, Va. 23S68, announce 
the birth of a son, Eric Kyler, on March 
14, 1984. The Maytons have also adopted 
their foster daughter, Sabrina Faye, who 
was born on September II, 1979 and who 
has been living with them since May, 1983. 
Mrs. Mayton is the former Belinda Spence 

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Smith, Rt. 4, Box 
22, Mebane. N.C, 27302, announce the 
birth of a son, Johnathan Robert, on 
January 13. Mrs. Smith Is the former 
Debbie Apple '79, 

Mr. and Mrs. William C. Zint, III, 166 
Rockford Road, Kernersvillc, N.C, 27284. 
announce the birth of a son, William Carl, 
IV. on February 20. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan D. Burney. 3396 
Spring Shadows Dr,, Memphis, Tenn. 
381 18, announce the birth of a son, Bryan 
Douglas. II, on December 19. 
Mr. and Mrs David L. Clark, 1284 
Warner Hall Dr., Virginia Beach, Va. 
23434, announce the birth of a son, Adam 

Peo ple 

Butler, on December 30, 1984. Mrs. Chirk 
is the former Kathv Butler '79. 
Mr. and Mrs. William V. "Chip" 
Hamrick, 1727 Addie Avenue, Orlando, 
Fla. 32318. announce the birth of a son, 
Ryan Neil, on December 15, Mrs. Hamrick 
is the former Lisa Garriques '80. 

Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Matthews, 5192 
Brookway. Columbia, Md. 21044, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Tiffany 
Avis, on January 19, 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Galloway Ruffin. 
Jr., 2122 Elgin Rd.. Winston-Salem. N.C. 
27103, announce the birth of a son, Roben 
Galloway, III, on February 17. Mrs, Ruffin 
is the former Kathy Gilliam '81. 


Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Stewart, 960 
Kenleigh Circle, Winston-Salem, N.C. 
27106, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Mary London, on February 6, Mrs, 
Stewart is the former Lynn Moore '81. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W, Thompson, 
Jr., 7413 Towchcster Dr,. Chesterfield. Va 
23822, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Meridith Elizabeth, on March 5. Mrs. 
Thompson is the former Elizabeth Kimsey 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Willis. 812 
Ely Rd„ H.xson, Tenn. 37343, announce 
the birth of a_son, Dylan Andrew, on 
February 14. Mrs. Willis is the former 
Donna Thompson '78. 

Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Miller. M2 Dare 
St., Burlington, N.C. 27215, announce th« 
birth of a daughter, Cassie Elizabeth, on 
April 5. 

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Aug. 1985 

Second Powell 
Professorship Is 

A new endowed professorship has 
been established at Elon College, and 
Dr. John Sullivan has been named to 
the position. 

The Maude Sharpe Powell Professor- 
ship was endowed bv gifts from Dr. 
Thomas E. Powell, III, John S. Powell, 
J,D., and Dr. James B. Powell in 
memory of their mother, the late 
Maude Sharpe Powell, a 1921 graduate 
of the college. It is the second Powell 
professorship at Elon. TTie Thomas E. 
Powell, jr. Professorship, currently held 
by Dr, J. Earl Danieley, was established 
in 1978 by gifts from Dr. Powell, Jr. 
and members of his family- 

In establishing the new professorship, 
the brothers are also honoring their 
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hin- 
ton Rountree. Mrs. Rountree, the 
former Clara ("Joni") Sharpe, is the 
sifter of Maude Sharpe Powell. Mr. 
Rountree has been an influential 
member of the college's Board of 
Trustees since 1955 and served for 
manv years as chairman of the Finan- 

Dr. John Sullivan 

cial Affairs Committee. Both were 
graduated from Elon, he in 1933 and 
she in 1931. 

"We are once again indebted to the 
Powell family for their generosity, vi- 
sion and commitment," said Dr. Fred 
Young, president of Elon, in announc- 
ing the professorship. "In continuing 
the tradition of leadership, service and 
philanthropy begun by their father and 
mother, they ensure vitality and quali- 
ty for this institution." 

A native of Bellemont in Alamance 
County, Sophia Maude Sharpe was a 
noted chemistry scholar and athlete 
while a student at Elon. After her 
marriage to Dr. Powell, Jr., she was a 
resident of the Town of Eton College 
for more than 20 years before her un- 
timely death in September, 1944. A 
leader in religious, civic and social ac- 
tivities, she particularly enjoyed her 

This picture of ihe late Maude Sharpe Powell with her sons, d-r) Dr. James B. Powell. 
John S. Powell, and Dr. Thomas E. Powell 111. U'ds taken on the Elon campus m (hel940\ 

membership in the Women's Mis- 
sionary Society of the Elon College 
Community Church and served as that 
group's president for a number of 

Dr. John Sullivan, professor of 
philosophy at Elon since 1970, has 
been selected by the college as the first 
to hold the Maude Sharpe Powell 

"Dr. Sullivan's credentials are impec- 
cable," said Dr. Young in announcing 
the appointment. "As a scholar, 
thinker, and leader, he is superb. 
However, the primary factor in his 
selection was his effectiveness as a 
teacher. Willingly assuming the role of 
mentor, counselor and friend to his 
students, he exemplifies the ideal for a 
liberal arts institution." 

Dr. Sullivan is a graduate of Catholic 
University, from which he earned both 
the B.A. and M.A. degrees. He also 
holds a JC.D. degree from Lateran 
University in Rome. Italy, and a Ph.D. 
from the University of North Carolina 
at Chape! Hill. In 1976-77 he was Lilly 
Scholar in the Humanities at Duke 
University. In 1980 he was awarded the 
Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence 
in Teaching at Elon. 

A noted speaker and lecturer. Dr. 
Sullivan has given over 60 talks, 
workshops and other public presenta- 
tions throughout North Carolina and 
in other states. He has also acted as 
consultant for the National Endow- 
ment for the Humanities (NEH), the 
N.C. Humanities Committee, the N.C. 
Nurses Association, the UNC-G 
Department of Education and the 
Traditional Acupuncture Institute of 
Columbia, Maryland. 

He is the editor of The Storied World: 
A Medieval Reader, which was written 
as a part of the NEH Measure of Man 
project. He is also the author of two 
essays in Scfiools and Meanings: £ssa>s 
on the Moral hJature of Schoo/inj;, edited 
by David Purpel and H. Svi Shapiro 
and published in 1984 by University 
Press of America. 

Study Abroad 
Expands to Full 


By Meredith Lee *86 

Beginning this fall, Elon College 
students will have the opportunity to 
live and study abroad for an entire 
semester. Through the Study Abroad 
Program, the fall semester 1985. begin- 
ning August 19 and ending December 
16. will be spent in England. 

"This is the ISth year of Elon's 
Winter Term Abroad Program," said Dr. 
Bill Rich, Coordinator of the Study 
Abroad Program. "We see the fall 
semester as expanding the opportunity 
for students to study abroad." 

Elon is working in conjunction with 
the Guilford College Study Abroad 
Program to provide an educational ex- 
perience for 19 Elon students and 38 
Guilford students. The program is 
designed to tap the artistic, historical, 
political, cultural as well as educational 
resources in London. It is offered for 
the regular cost of tuition, room and 
board, plus airfare. 

Upon arriving in London, the 
students will begin their cultural ex- 
perience with a five-day orientation to 
the city. Classes will begin the follow- 
ing Monday, August 26, at the London 
headquarters of the Friend's Society in 
the center of the city. 

Students may enroll for 12 to 16 
credit hours. Courses will be offered in 
fine arts, political science, English, 
philosophy, and history— all centered 
around British culture. 

The courses will be taught by faculty 
members of the Courtald Institute, 
London Polytechnic, University of Lon- 
don, Guilford College, Eastman's 
Polytechnic, Wellcome Institute and 
Elon College. 

Under the leadership of Elon pro- 
fessor Will Migniuolo and Guilford 
professor Martha Cooley, the students 
will reside in the Hotel Edward and 

the Edward Apartments, near Hyde 
Park. Classes will be held four days a 
week providing three-day weekends. A 
two-week fall break is scheduled for 
October 11-27 to allow time for travel 
to the continent. 

Rich said that his office has alteady 
begun to recruit students for the fall of 
'86. Students are accepted into the pro- 
gram if they have a sound grade point 
average and recommendaciofi from a 
faculty member. 

Waller Receives 
Faculty Award 

"Teaching is the arc of assisting 
discovery."— Mark van Doren 

An inquiring mind, a thirst for 
truth, a respect for others— these are' 
the methods Dr. Bruce Waller, assistant 
professor of philosophy, carries into the 
classroom and the methods that earned 
for him the 1984-85 Daniels-Danieley 
Award for Excellence in "leaching, 
Elon's most coveted award for faculty. 

"His aim is always to share the 
knowledge and to encourage true learn- 
ing," wrote one of Waller's students in 
nominating him for the award. 

A colleague wrote, "Ever seeking to 
involve students in spirited discussion, 
he . . . displays the courage to follow 
atguments wherever they may lead." 

Waller agrees that discussion suits his 
purposes best. "I am not so much con- 
cerned that the students who take my 
classes leave with a formed philosophy." 
he says. "I would prefei that they leave 
feeling less certain of what they 

"I hope the class will make them 
think more carefully and critically 
about their beliefs, will make them 
question whether their beliefs form a 
coherent and consistent set." 

The classroom, in Wallet's view, is "a 
good time to practice thinking." Hence, 
he uses discussion freely. 

"I also find it worthwhile to listen to 
what the students have to say." he 
adds. "Very often they take angles on 
things that 1 hadn't seen before. They 
bring a different perspective." 

Waller is a graduate of Louisiana 
Technical University. He received his 
master's and Ph.D. degrees in 
philosophy from the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has 
taught at Elon since 1978 and current- 
ly serves as chairman of the Depart- 
ment of Philosophy. 

Waller retains an avid interest in 
research and writing. He has had 
several articles published in scholarly 
journals and is currently working on 
another, which, he says, is basically a 
defense of the logical-positivist ap- 
proach to ethics. 

Waller is the thirteenth recipient of 
the Daniels-Danieley Award, which was 
established by Dr. J. Earl Danieley and 
his wife. Verona Daniels Danieley, in 
honor of their parents. 



College Calendar 




Dr. John D. Messick '22 

5(X^^ wtjrs m the life of a i'Tilhani: vd\iCiUo\ 

Journey into Russia 

Sixuai daya tind 20,000 mija on Dr Da\-id 
Ctou-'c's study-Lctit as cx^Kiimci^d by Gregg 

Ti-ie PRIDE II campaign officially 
ended on May 31, 1985 wel! ahead of 
its announced goal Once again, the 
Elon alumni, parents and friends have 
demonstraced their generosity. For 
more details— and for a list of the 
world's finest people— see the Honor 
Roll of Donors, which is included with 
this issue. 

Editor; N.-in PerVms 

Art Director: Gavic Fiihcl '78 


Tim McD,5.vdi -Ik 

Dinxtiir ol Communitv Rclaticni 
Su^ic BulUrd SanfonJ 

Dir>^aor .>f Aiumni St Parent 

ScL-plitii hilhrd 

Sputts trifurmaiion Dittcror 
Dr. Jerry Tdiey 

Director of Corporate anJ Annual 

Emma Lewi.- 
Sliitlty Crawibtd 
Mtrcdirh Loi 'So 

Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1984-86 
Executive Committee 

Prtsideni. Zac T Walker, Hi -^O; Firjc Vice- 
Prciidcm, Niicl I. Allen 'ffl, 
i=tnnd>:sidcnt, Ronald P. Butler -75; 
immediate r.iM President, S«!iv A. O'Neii! 
'70, Ex(:i-.uiiv<; Secretary. J. fCjtig White 'SO 

Alumni Chapter leaders 

Alamance Outiiy, N C, Thomo: L. Bats 
Jr. -71; Greater Atlanta. Ga,. B. Alien Bush. 
Jr. '68; Gtti-tcr CharloEtc, N.C.. Sranlev E. 
EJuilcr '76; Fors\-fh County, N.C.. Jack P. 
Lo-icer-^ 'fil; Guilford County, N.C, 
Aihburn L. Kirby '57; Oreacer Richmund, 
Va,. LiiiJa M. Shields '67; Sanford/L=e 
County, N-C. Donald E. Dollar '70; Suffolk. 
Vs.. Bcttv lean Cii^er '76; Triatigli: Area, 
N.C-, Timothy M. Moore 78; Viigmia 
Bta'h. Vo., Henry F. Pittman '72; Grcartc 
Wajhmgton. D.C , Robert H. Pafc *75. 

Mem be rx-ai' large 

Brvani M, Colvon '^0, Irene H, Covington 
■41. Si^mund S. David-on '62, James S. Den- 
ton '73. U-it^r E, fesmirc '24. Daniel B. Har- 
rdl. it. -46, ViCTor H. Hoffman '61, L. 
Donald Johmon '65, Michael A. Lcggeti '77, 
Helen J. Lindsc-,- '52, Philip R. Mann '54. 
lohn Z. M.:Bray-er 'JS, Nina M. McConneli 
'70, C-jlvin A, Michaels '54, Jtihii P. Paisley, 
Jr. -70, Nancy R. Penick '60, Lynn M. 
Steivrtrt -hi. C. Gray.son Whin '7'J. Ann M. 
Wilkin.^ -53, W, Woodrow Wilson '38, 
William C. Zint. Ill '7^. 
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lo-l8 Central American Teach-In 

Mooney Theater, 3 p.m. 
The office of the Chaplain will begin 
a chrcc-day teach-in that will attempt 
to present a balanced look at Central 
America's history and current strug- 
gles. An eight-member faculty commit- 
tee will work with special guests to 
help increase public knowledge of 
Centnl Amtrica. 

17 Experiment With 

Whitley Auditorium, 2 p.m. 
and 7 p.m- 

Dr. Robert Blake will present a video 
module of Shakespeare's Tfic Tammg of 
the Shrtw- Biakc's edited version of 
Franco Zeffitelli's production starring 
Eli:abeth Taylor and Richard Burton 
will ^vc a synopsis of scenes edited 
out. The 50 minute video module 
enables the complete plot of the plav 
to be shown in one class pctiod. 

J.^ N.C Shakespeare Festival 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
In its eight years, the North Carolina 
Shakespeare Festival has earned the 
reputation of being one of the state's 
premier theatre companies. The N.C, 
Shakespeare Festival's OUTREACH 
Program will present William 
Shakespeare's rollicking comedy, The 
Taming 0/ (fie Shrew, 

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M> Orchestra Concert 

Whidey Audiionum, 7 p.m. 
In Celebration of rhe 300th birthdays 
of Bach and Handel, the Department 
of Fine Arts will present an orchestra 
concert featuring selections of their 
music. Bach's "CorKcrto for Two 
Pianos" will be performed by faculty 
members. Dr. Arlene Gotet and Pro- 
fessor Robert King. 


/ Fall Worship Service 

Whitley Auditorium, 7 p.m. 

7 Patricia Lust, soprano, and 
Rodney Reynerson, piano 
Guest Recital 

Whitley Auditorium. 7:30 p.m. 
Dr. Lust of Longwood College and Dr. 
Reynerson of Appalachian State 
Univctsity will present a program of 
musi>;ji duerv 

8 Frank Skinner, Liberal Arts 

Whidey Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

JO Louis Budd, "Reconstruction 

of Huckleberry Finn" 
Mooney Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 
Dr. Louis J, Budd, professor of English 
at Duke University and a noted Murk 
Twain scholar, will address the Elon 
chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the na- 
tional English honor society. 

Barbara Jacobson, flute 
Faculty Recital 
Whitley Auditorium. 

Arlene Goter, piano 

Faculty Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Betsy Cox, novelist 
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. 
The Liberal Arts Forum presents Betsy 
Cox, author of the award-winning 
short story 'The Land of Goshen" 
and the novel FomiJior Ground. 

24 Jim Houlick, saxophonist 
Whitley Auditorium. 7 p.m. 
Internaiionally knov\-n concert sax- 
ophonist Jim Houlick will present a 
program chat includes music written 
especially for him as well as familiar 
saxophone literature. Houlick will pre- 
sent the same program he has planned 
for the Dock Street Theater in 
Charleston, S.C. 

24-2?^ Readers Theater 

Directed by Ralph Kern^ 
Mooney Theater, 8 p.m. 
Since the 60's, readers theater has 
become an in-depth means of presen- 
ting drama. Because of fewer distrac- 
tions, the actors and audience have a 
better rapport and thus a greater 
understanding of the play, 

30 Eve Corneiious and Chip 
Crawford, jazz duo 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

This artistic, versatile duo, voice and 
piano, has dazzled audiences 
throughout the Southeast and has 
gained a respected musical reputation. 
The duo will present jaii songs spann- 
ing the period from the 30's to 80's. 


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Chapter News 

Fayetteville Alumni 

On Saturday e\'ening, June 1, about 
30 alumni gathered for a party at the 
Green Valley Golf and Country Club 
in Fayetteville. North Carolina. This 
was the first alumni social held in this 
area in nearly a decade and repre- 
sented the first step in re-establishing a 
viable chapter to serve this part of the 

Several guests at this social were con- 
temporaries who were pleasantly sur- 
prised to greet classmates they had not 
seen since their days at Elon. The 
group enjoyed a variety of "munchies" 
and danced on the terrace overlooking 
the 18th fairway to music provided by 
a disc jockey. 

This social was organized by Cooper 
Mattocks '79 and promoted by several 
other local alumni. Plans are being 
made to sponsor an informal get- 
together later this year. 

Other Summer Socials 

At pre^stime the Suffolk and 
Virginia Beach chapters of the Elon 
College Alumni Association had filed 
plans to co-sponsor a social at the Suf- 
folk Swimming Pool in Suffolk on 
Saturday evening, August 3. Suffolk 
Chapter President B.J. Riddick Crigger 
'76 and Virginia Beach President 
Henry Pitlman '72 are in charge of the 
arrangements for this second annual af- 
fair for Tidewater Virginia Elon sup- 
porters. Chapter-sponsored gatherings 
may also be scheduled in Richmond. 
Charlotte, and Forsyth County. 
N.C. Alumni and friends of the college 
in all of these areas should watch their 
mail for the details. 

Page 2 

View from the Top 

Dr. John D. Messick '22 looks 
back on his long and distinguished 
career as an educator 

By Moses Crutchfield 

In the late 1930's and early 1940's 
when the main concern ac Elon 
College was the ongoing fight for its 
financial life, one man was busy con- 
centrating on preserving and enhancing 
academic standards, making certain 
that the vineyards of learning planted 
by the college's founders did not 
wither and die- 
Ultimately, according to history's 
judgment, he achieved that goal, even 
surpassed it. Elon emerged from its 
financial tribulations with its academic 
standards intact. The groundwork was 
in place for the college to begin, when 
the time was propitious, a period of 
enormous growth, physically and 

The man whose work influenced 
Elon's future as a place of learning so 
greatly was Dr. John Decatur Messick, 
dean of his alma mater from 1935 until 
1944. His service during those perilous 
limes chat encompassed the end of the 
Great Depression and the outbreak of 
World War II was a labor of love by his 
own words. 

As testimony to his abilities as an 
educator. Dr. Messick later served a 
much larger institution as president for 
13 years, was chairman of a highly im- 
portant national collegiate committee 
and then capped a distinguished career 
m the field of higher education by 
planning and overseeing installation of 
[he curriculum at one of America's 
unique universities. His record and 
achievements in educarion stand vir- 
tually alone among the list of Elon 
graduates who have chosen that field 
for a career. 

Today, at age 87, Dr. Messick, by 
choice, lives alone in a two-bedroom 
apartment on the fringes of the Cape 
Fear Country Club golf course in 
Wilmington. His wife, the former 
Magdalene Robinson, died several years 
ago. Typical of his spirit of in- 
dependence, he prefers his own 
residence to homes of his children. A 
daughter, Helen Margaret Willets (Mrs. 
Frederick), and son, John Messick, 
both live in Wilmington. Another 
daughter, Rose Melvin. (Mrs. Julius 
Lyman Melvin, Jr.), lives in Raleigh 
and another son, Norval, in San Fran- 
ciso. A third son, a handicapped child, 
died in his teens. 

Dr. Messick retains much of the erect 
and imposing bearing that was 
characteristic of him in younger days. 
In recent years, though, health pro- 
blems have arisen. A detached retina 
cost sight in one eye. A year ago a 
congestive heart condition slowed his 
pace considerably. However, he still 
moves reasonably spritely and con- 
tinues to drive his own car during 

daylight hours. The sharp, dry wit 
one remembers from other days 
manifests itself from time to time at 
testing to his alertness. 

In retrospect, Dr. Messick's respon- 
sibilities at Elon probably helped 
prepare him for greater ones later at 
what is now East Carolina University 
and at Oral Roberts University. 

"Dr. (L.E.) Smith, Elon's president 
then, left the curriculum to me," said 
Dr, Messick. "I worked with each 
department separately, giving each man 
an opportunity to present his own 
ideas. After thorough evaluation, the 
ideas, if good enough, would be 
presented to the faculty which approv- 
ed or rejected them. In this way we im- 
proved the curriculum. Most of the 
courses of study were good when I 
came to Elon but we made improve- 
ment a continuing process," 

Dr. Messick commented, "We had a 
good faculty when I was at Elon. We 
had more than our share of doctorates. 
It was a strong faculty." 

And, continuing, "Professor (A,L.) 
Hook served as dean before I went to 
Elon, He moved over to the office of 
registrar when I came. What his feel- 
ings were, I don't know, but there was 
never a cross word between the two of 
us. He certainly was one of the finest 
people I've ever known," 

Dr. Messick tells the story of how he 
got back to Elon as a member of the 
faculty at the college he was graduated 
from in 1922 at the age of 25: 

"In the summer of 1934, I was 
leaching at the Northern Presbyterian 
College in Asheville. Meanwhile, I was 
looking for a college position, I had 
heard of one in Florida and I visited 
there one weekend. They liked me and 
I liked them and I accepted an associ- 
ate professorship to begin in the fall. 

"When I returned to Asheville, I 
found a letter from Dr. Smith re- 
questing that I meet him in a hotel in 
Salisbury the next Saturday afternoon, 
which I did. The job that was open 
was that of dean. When I arrived in 
Salisbury, Mrs. Smith was with her 
husband and we talked together for a 
while. Then she smiled broadly and ex- 
cused herself so Dr. Smith and I could 
talk alone. Later, she told me the smile 
was to let Dr, Smith know that she ap- 
proved. She was a great gal! 

"Inasmuch as I was a graduate of 
Elon, the job was special to me. We 
were happy there, I loved Elon then 
and still do. I regarded the job of 
academic dean as a challenge," 

That, quite possibly, was the reason 
Dr. Messick settled upon the Elon job 
when he might have sought and 
secured other positions that were 
higher in prestige and paid more than 

the $3,500 annual salary. After 
finishing at Elon, Dr. Messick did sum- 
mer school work at UNC— Chapel 
Hill, Columbia and finally New York 
University where he received his doc- 
torate in education in 1934. At NYU, 
he chalked up all "A" grades and 
received a letter stating that he was 
one of the best graduate students they 
had ever had. At that time, 31,000 
students were enrolled in the universi- 
ty. Later on, Dr. Messick was president 
of the NYU Alumni Association. 

Dr. Messick came to Elon as a stu- 
dent from Aurora in the eastern part 
of the state because at the time he 
wanted to become a minister. In thum- 
bing through college magazines, he 
came across one on Elon, liked what 
he saw, arranged a conference with Dr. 
W.A. Harper, then president, and "lov- 
ed him." 

"The first year at Elon I took New 
Testament Greek and New Testament 

from the chairman of the department, 
Dr. Q.U.) Newman, probably as good a 
teacher as 1 ever knew," he noted. 

When Dr, Messick left Elon in 
1944 to become dean at New 
Jersey State Teachers coliege in Mont- 
clair, N.J., a situation was brewing at 
East Carolina Teachers College in 
Greenville that eventually would bring 
his return to his native state. East 
Carolina, once mainly a teachers col- 
lege for women, was experiencing all 
kinds of problems, including a financial 
scandal. Several educators were given a 
shot at straightening out the situation 
but none fully succeeded. Finally, 
when Dr. Dennis Cooke, a former 
president at High Point College, who 
had made some strides, gave up. Dr. 
Messick was called upon to take the 
job. He accepted and left Montclair, 

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continued from page 3 

"By pouring 
himself heart and 
soul into his work, 
he built a little 
teacher's college in- 
to one of the finest 
places of learning 
in the state....** 

taking with him a former Marine, Leo 
Jenkins, who became his dean at East 
Carolina. Jenkins later succeeded 
Mossick as president. 

There is no question but what Dr. 
Messick laid out the course for East 
Carolina's emergence as a full-fledged 
university, complete with a four-year 
medical school. True, it was Dr. Jenkins 
who later aligned the political forces 
and battled the legislature for establish- 
ment of the medical school, but It was 
Dr. Messick who did the preliminary 
work. He was the first to envision a 
two-year medical school as a possibility, 
for example. 

As early as 1953. he was telling the 
legislature that East Carolina should he 
permitted to assume the proportions of 
a university. He did succeed in getting 
the name changed from East Carolina 
Teachers College to East Carolina Col- 
lege. For the first time, master's degrees 
were offered in the liberal arts program. 
The basic science program was 
strengthened, and a huge extension 
service was instituted with special at- 
tention to [he Cherry Point and Camp 
Lt-jeune Marine bases. Eventually, the 
off-campus program included 22 

Admission standards were advanced 
during Dr. Messick's tenure and enroll- 
ment soared from 1,600 students to 
6,500 in 13 years. The college became 
the first in the southeast to offer 
courses via commercial television. Dr. 
Messick, incidentally, was in the 
forefront of those participating in the 
successful effort to get Voice of 
America transmitters located in 

Obstacles frequently popped up to 
hinder Dr, Messick's efforts to bring 
adequate facilities to the East Carolina 
campus. For, example, early-on he was 
able to get funds for a new library. 
That was fine, but, because of the war, 
no structural steel was available on the 
market. After Gov. Kerr Scott and his 
administrative assistant D.S. Coltrane, 
were unable to do anything about the 
situation. Dr. Messick approached an 
acquaintance and friend in high 
government circles. The result was East 
Carolina's first new building under Dr. 

Getting money out of the legislature 
frequently was a hassle, too. On one 
occasion. Dr. Messick sent several pret- 
ty co-eds to Raleigh, armed with 
baskets of camellia blooms to pin on 
the lapels of legislators, hoping they 
would give favorable attention to bills 
affecting East Carolina. 

"It took a lot of fighting and much 
persuasion to get appropriations for im- 
provements to the campus," he remark- 
ed. Yet, as the college grew, he con- 
tinued to add new dormitories and 
other buildings to the college's 

Eventually, the legislative battles 
took their toll. Saying he was, "Tired 
of being tired," Dr. Messick handed in 
his resignation effective in early 1960. 
His work and his leadership were 
saluted by the press and by powerful 
political figures, but to him, the most 
touching, meaningful tribute came from 
the East Carolina student newspaper: 

"By pouring himself heart and soul 
into his work, he built a little teachers 
college into one of the finest places of 
learning in the state. . .he is great be- 
cause he cared." 

In 1981, the university dedicated an 
enlarged and refurbished theater arts 
center "to one of the most dynamic 
and colorful leaders in the institution's 
74-vear history." 

While at East Carolina, Dr. Messick 
came to know S. Lee Braxton, mayor 
of the nearby town of Whiteville and 
chairman of the board of First Na- 
tional Bank there. That acquain- 
tanceship led to a series of happenings 
that capped the career of Dr. Messick 
as an educator. 

After leaving East Carolina, Dr, 
Messick worked briefly with the 
U.S. Office of Education, supervising 
its activities in the southeastern states. 
Then, he was persuaded to go to work 
for Congress as a research specialist. 
From there, he came out of retirement 
to serve as dean of instruction at Ver- 
mont State College, where he was 
handed the assignment of revising the 
college's curriculum. 

Meanwhile, Braxton, the former 
mayor, made his fortune and joined up 
as an associate of Evangelist Oral 
Roberts. When Roberts decided to 
found and build his university in 
Tulsa, one of his needs was for a per- 
son with expert knowledge of a univer- 
sity's curriculum and of how buildings 
should be planned for greatest efficien- 
cy in teaching. Braxton thought im- 
mediately of his old friend. Dr. 

For a while, Dr. Messick served as 
consultant and retained his position at 
Vermont State, but in July 1963 he 
joined Oral Roberts as dean and ex- 
ecutive vice president of a university 
that at the moment was little more 
than 3 dream. It was here that Dr. 
Messick did what he calls his "most 
creative work." 

His responsibilities included develop- 
ing the curricula, composing the col- 
lege catalog and faculty handbook, set- 
ting standards for student admission 
and devising various bulletins. He in- 
terviewed and recommended faculty 
and personnel employment and advis- 
ed with the architects on the appoint- 
ments of various buildings. 

Dr, Messick reached deep into his 
years of experience to make the univer- 
sity one of the country's most-up-to- 
date in the way of curriculum and 
facilities. His experience as a member 
of the National Accreditation Commit- 
tee of the American Association of 
Colleges and Universities carried him 
onto campuses across the country. He 
gleaned the best of ideas from that ex- 
perience and combined them with 
others he had left over from his days 
as superintendent of the Spencer 
schools and as a principal at Trenton 
and South River. 

The result was the crown jewel of 
the Oral Roberts University campus, 
the John D. Messick Learning 
Resources Center. It's a unique six- 

story learning complex with a highly 
sophisticated information and retrieval 
system for both students and pro- 
fessors. It provides four-and-one-half 
acres of classroom, library, offices and 
other related facilities. One of its 
features is an electronic projection 
system whereby a professor can call up 
or record whatever he desires. Lectures 
are on tape. Two electrical engineers 
were engaged to carry out Dr. 
Messick's ideas. The completed 
$10-million building was called by the 
Ford Foundation "one of the most 
creative facilities on the American cam- 
pus today." 

From out of an experience at the 
age of 19, Dr. Messick developed 

a strong, life-long philosophy of 
religion. Thus, a conflict between his 
intellectual and Roberts' fundamental 
approach to the spiritual might have 
been expected. 

"I see no contradiction in religion 
and intellectuality," said Dr. Messick. 
"Basically all religious denominations 
believe in Christ. I know there is a 
heaven. I know there is a Christ. I 
never feel alone. I know that He is 
with me. If intellect puts those beliefs 
there, then what is the contradiction?" 

Dr, Messick tells the story of how he 
once kidded Oral Roberts that if he 
(Roberts) would like to transfer to the 
Methodist Church without a 
ministerial degree, then "I might be 
able to get the conference to accept 
him. He took me up on it and today is 
a member of the largest Methodist 
church in Tulsa, although he never 
changed his faith in action." 

Later Oral Roberts wrote: "We are so 
very grateful and we give God thanks 
for finding you at a very strategic time 
in the life of Oral Roberts University. 
Your contacts, your experience, your 
know-how and ability were the things 
that put us on the right track. You 
helped us lay a good foundation and 
our strong academic courses are due to 
your great strength." 

In retirement. Dr. Messick is as ac- 
tive as health permits. He is a member 
of a number of organizations and earn- 
ed a national 10-year award for service 
to add to the many accorded him in 
his career. He is close to his children, 
grandchildren and great grandchildren. 
He is happy about Elon's growth and 
thinks that church-related colleges will 
survive and should be kept distinctive. 

Of his life, he says, "1 don't know 
that I would do anything differently if 
it could be done over today." 

A key to that life might be found in 
a statement by Aristotle long ago; "All 
who have meditated on the art of 
governing mankind have been convinc- 
ed that the fate of empires depends on 
the education of youth." 


The Year in 

By Alan Wooten *87 

Even without a national championship 
or [he Joby Hawn Cup. Elon made 
great strides in its athletic program 
during 1984-85 and the advances will 
continue to show next year. 

The biggest story of the year was the 
Elon baseball team. The Christians 
were picked to finish second in the 
conference and district races. With a 
never-say-die attitude, the Christians 
romped through league opposition to 
the regular season Carolinas Con- 
ference and NAIA District 26 titles. 
They began tournament play by winn- 
ing the District 26 tourney and then 
finishing second in the Area Vll tour- 
nament, after losing the first game of 
the double elimination affair. 

Receiving an at-large berth into the 
NAIA National Championship Finals 
in Lewiston, Idaho, Elon finished 
seventh in the ten-team field. In the 
final poll by the NAIA the Christians 
were ranked fifth. Head Coach, Rick 
Jones, in his first year at Elon, led the 
team to a 40-10 record and was Coach 
of the Year in the conference and 
district. Many observers of Elon 
baseball over the years have called this 
the greatest team ever fielded, 

Maurice Morton, senior from 
Graham, NC, set records for career 
runs (126), career hits (185). career 
stolen bases (113), and stolen bases in a 
season (58). Pitcher John Driscoll set a 
new career record at Elon with 26 
wins, breaking a 55-year-old record set 
by CV. "Lefty" Briggs in the late 20s. 
Morton and junior Greg Harris were 
drafted by the San Diego Padres of the 
National League. 

In national tournament play, Elon 
opened by dropping a 6-1 decision to 
the College of St. Francis from Joliet. 
II. The Christians were the victims of 
four inning-ending doubleplays. 
Driscoll took the loss while David 
Terry and Jerry Russell, two promising 
freshmen, had two hits each. 

On Tuesday. Elon returned to 
vvinning side of the ledger, pasting 
Southern Maine, 11-5. Elon jumped 
ahead 10-1 and never looked back. Pete 
Gibson and Budgie Clark had three 
hits each and Troy Harris added two 
and three runs batted in. One of Har- 
ris' hits was a booming 400-foot 
homerun over the scoreboard in 
rightfield. Greg Harris notched the vic- 
tory, his ninth of the season. 

On Friday, Elon met with the big 
"E," elimination. Georgia College used 
a first-inning grand slam and a 
seventh-inning three-run homerun to 
put Elon away. Troy Harris added 
another homerun in rightfield and 
Russell drove in the other run with a 
double off the wall in leftfield. Greg 
McDannold, despite some good 
moments, cook the loss on the mound. 

Elon head coach Rick Jones offered 
nothing but praise for his team. "We 
accomplished a lot of things out in 
Idaho. We proved we can play some 

good baseball against some of the 
finest teams in the country. Our goal 
now is to try and rebuild our pitching 
staff and make the trip back to 
Lewiston next year." 

Elon also won a conference title in 
soccer and received its first All- 
American in the sport when Joe Nepay 
was named to the third team. Head 
coach Steve Ballard was named Coach 
of the Year in the conference and 
district while Nepay was Player of the 
Year. The team finished 11-7-1 and 
should contend for the conference and 
district titles this fall. 

Elon had another Player of the Year 
in the Winter when Robert Leak 
received the honor in basketball. Since 
then. Coach Bill Morningscar has done 
some excellent recruiting, including the 
signing of Warren Wallace from Clem- 
son, and Elon should field an excellent 
team next year. 

Elon won the NAIA District 26 foot- 
ball title in the fall. The Christians 
were unable to make the playoffs but 
finished 7-3 and were ranked 13th in 
the nation. Royce Fentress was the 
District Player of the Year and was 
drafted by the USFL Birmingham 
Stallions. Fentress was also a first team 
All-American and received Elon's 
highest athletic honor in the Basnighc 


Elon's golf team also did well this 
year. Although failing to make the 
playoffs for the first time since 1975, 
the Christians were ranked in the top 
ten all year. Elon was the victim of 
fluke weather in the district tourna- 
ment and missed the trip to Phoenix 
by two strokes. Tom Martine and Barry 
Pilson were named to All-Conference 
and Ail-District teams. 

Win Awards 

The Elon College Sports Information 
Department under the direction of 
Steve Ballard and with the assistance 
of Alan Wooten. has received four na- 
tional awards during the past year. 

The NAIA Sports Information Direc- 
tors' Association named Elon's football 
program third best in the nation in 
Division 1 competition. It was the 
fourth time in five years the football 
program has been recognized in the top 
three in the nation. Elon's basketball 
program was also judged to be sixth 
best in Division I competition for 
basketball programs, the first time since 
1978-79 it has received an award. 

At the College Sports Infor- 
mation Directors' Association conven- 
tion, Elon received two more awards. 
The South Atlantic Conference 
(SAC-8) Media Guide was selected as 
the top program, while the football 
program for Elon was fifth. Elon served 
as the SAC-8 News Bureau for the past 

S ports 

Myers 78 
Returns as 

By Alan Wooten '87 

Jackie Myers, Elon '78, has been nam- 
ed to succeed Mary Jackson as the new 
women's basketball coach at Elon. 
Myers, who played collegiately for 
Jackson in the late seventies, will also 
coach the softball team and teach in 
the school's physical education 

Myers come to Elon from Carolinas 
Conference foe Pfeiffer College, having 
served as head basketball coach there 
since 1982. Before that, Myers was 
head coach at Williams High School 
from 1980-82 and assistant coach at 
East Tennessee State from 1978-80, dur- 
ing which time she earned her master's 
degree in physical education. 

While at Elon, Myers was a three- 
sport star in volleyball, basketball, and 
Softball. She was named All- 

Jackie Myers '78 

Conference for basketball in her final 
two years and was All-Conference in 
Softball in her senior campaign when 
Elon garnered the AIAW State Softball 
Championship, defeating Carolina for 
the tide. Elon. along with the other 
smaller schools in North Carolina, has 
since changed its women's program to 
NAIA. "I'm looking forward to coming 
back," said Myers. 


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USSR" you can get there f rorr 


y«!-,*r. David Crowe, professor of 
'■^^. history at Elon College, 
could be arrested for false advertising. 
He touts his yearly Russian expedition 
as a trip. It is not a trip, not in the or- 
dinary sense of chat word; it is an 
adventure— pure adventure. Mr. 
Webster defines trip as making a 
journey. He defines adventure as an ex- 
citing and remarkable experience. Ac- 
tually, lo be fair to both Dr. Crowe 
and Mr. Webster, the Russian offering 
could best be defined as an adven- 
turous trip. 

It is surely a journey. The 1985 group 
covered close to 20,000 miles in sixteen 
days, and journeyed back and forth 
through twelve time zones. There were 
days when we lived on lime that was 
noon where we were but was midnight 
the day before at Elon College. Over 
this period of sixteen days we were in- 
volved in twelve to fouteen separate 
plane flights {depending on where one 
came from to get to New York), a 
36-hour train ride through Siberia into 
Mongolia, and a 24-hour ride back in- 
to Siberia. Those of us who dealt with 
constant time adjustments, dragging 
luggage that constantly seemed to gain 
weight (yes, Virginia, there are 
souvenirs galore in the USSR and 
Mongolia), and keeping up with planes. 
trains, and buses can attest to the fact 
that this was definitely a journey. 

On the other hand, it was definitely 
an adventure. Flying 450 miles into the 
Gobi Desert in a double prop plane 
that would land on a non-existent run- 
way is adventure. Being stranded on a 
broken bus in chat same desert and 
finally being rescued by three mongols 
who happened by in a jeep and who 
repaired the bus with a safety-pin and 
wire is strict adventure. Hearing 
soldiers walking on top of and scraping 
underneath your train, and looking 
out of the window and seeing soldiers 
carrying Ml rifles and looking grim at 
the border crossings is adventure. So is 
a Tibetan Buddhist worship experience, 
an opera sung in Russian with a 
chorus of 84 and a house that is burn- 
ed on stage, children wanting chewing 
gum at every stop, and being stared at 
constantly by everyone {we felt, at 
times like the king who had no 
clothes). So this trip was also an 
adventure; truly an exciting and 
remarkable experience. 

Why does one go co the Soviet 
Union and Outer Mongolia? Everyone 
knows that Outer Mongolia isn't real 
anyway. It is only a figment manufac- 
tured by those needing to threaten, 
such as, "If you don't shape up, I'm 
shipping you off to Outer Mongolia." 

Why deliberately leave the conve- 
niences of our society {I will never 
again take working plumbing and hot 
water for granted)? One reason is Dr. 
Crowe. Where else could a person find 
a leader that speaks fluent Russian, has 
taughc the history of that country for 
years, and has made eleven trips into 
this rather formidable part of the 
world? His experience and expertise 
takes the trip out of the category of 
"cour" and places it into che cacegory 
of "hands-on experience." What a 
bonus Dr. Crowe was! He had the uni- 
que talent of looking after the group 
without hovering, and of encouraging 
our own initiative and participation. 

[ h the cities of this trip! Len- 
ingrad is beautiful with its 
waterways and its lovely cast iron rail- 
ings that stand watch along these 
waterways. The city stands as a monu- 
ment to man's struggles, having ex- 
perienced the DecemberisC uprising, 
the terrorist activities of the 1880's, 
and the seige of the Second World 
War. It is also a monument to man's 
love of the beautiful as preserved and 
exemplified in the Hermitage Art 
Museum, the Kirov Theatre, and Sc. 
Issac's Cathedral. 

Baku, a lovely sun-baked area border- 
ing the Caspian Sea, 'A'as pure culture 
shock after cold, over-cast, snowy Len- 
ingrad. Suddenly we were transported 
into a Mediterranean climate and 
society; from the cool, reserved north 
to the warm relaxed south. It seemed 
strange that this belonged with the 
same country, and it was here that we 
began to grasp the size and diversity of 
the Soviet Union. We had a seven- 
course banquet, 14th-century style, 
complete with a rather strange. 
Turkish-sounding band that delighted 
in showing up periodically to play 
loudly as they stared at the ceiling and 
as we stared at them. Needless to say. 
it was wonderful then, but not quite so 
wonderful at 2 a.m. that same night 
when wc assembled at the airport for 
our night flight to Asia and the town 
of Tashkent. 

Russian ballet is spellbinding. We 
watched Swan Lake being performed in 
this central Asian city and each scene 
seemed a Degas painting come alive. 
The theatre performances we saw were 
first-rate whether they were of ballet, 
opera, or folk music. Each city has a 
children's theatre, and the arts are 
presented to the people from the time 
of their childhood. This is evident in 
the excellent attendance and attention 
at the performances. It must be added, 
however, that along with ballet, folk- 
tradition, and classics, rock is alive and 
well. It was an experience in 
schizophrenia when I awoke in the 




.> -.. 

HErPAMOTHblH tot-«e 


middle of the night on a train in the 
wilds of Siberia only to hear John Len- 
non's "Let It Be," or sat having dinner 

450 miles into the Gobi Desert while 
listening to Jim Morrison. So much for 
suppression. The young will find a way. 

"A train is a train is a train.. .For 36 houn u>e rode t/iroug/i the Siberian coun- 
tryside toward and into Mongolia." 

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NDICK '85 

■ rkutsk is pure Doctor Zhivago. Rus- 
■^ -^lan, wooden, unpainred houses 
with ornately carved trim and shutters 
of what can best be described as 
'Williamsburg colors'. It was to here 
that many Decemberists were sent into 
exile and, because of this, became a 
19th century cultural center. It was 
here that we quietly observed a Rus- 
sian Orthodox ceremony in a small, 
ancient church. The shadows were 
alive with old women dressed in black 
scurrying from one altar to the next. 
Some good American Protestants and 
Catholics lit candles in this quiet, dif- 
ferent place and wished for a peaceful 
world that would fit this holiness. 

A train is a train is a train, and we 
experienced pure "train-ness." For 
36-hDurs we rode through the Siberian 
countryside toward, and into 
Mongolia. The Soviet Union is massive 
in siie and much of it is forest and 
unspoiled wilderness; miles and miles 
and acres and acres of birch trees. 
Never again will I see birch trees 
without remembering the beauty of 
Russia and, most particularly, the 
Siberian countryside. 

Skirting around Lake Baikal, one of 
. the largest and certainly the deepest 
lake in the world, we entered Mongolia 
and came to Ulan Bator. It was a trip 
into National Geographic What is 
Mongolia? It is school children wearing 
white aprons and large smiles and play- 
ing the same games that our children 
play. It is music everywhere, and play- 
ing and singing together. It is Mongol 
dresses with sashes and boots, and it is 
horses and sheep, and camels, and a 
Buddhist monastery with the orange- 
robed lamas and the turning prayer 
wheels. It is the Gobi Desert that is 
the paradox of cold American Coca- 
Cola and ageless mountains of such 
rugged beauty that you feel you have 
been where time began; the-Gobi 
desert of ice so cold and so thick that 
you can walk between its floes and 
disappear into its cold whiteness before 
coming out on the other edge; the 
Gobi Desert of sand dunes and sheep 
herders on patient camels that allow 
themselves to be ridden by this 
busload of curious foreigners. Mongolia 
is wonderous and different and 
gracious, and is an adventure. It could 
never be relegated to the name "trip," 

/Mfm^ 3ck to Irkutsk and a flight to 
''M^^ Moscow that is longer than the 
flight from Helsinki to New York, 
overwhelms us. Moscow is full of 
green. A third of the city has been left 
in green, and birch trees are, once 
again, everywhere. Red Square is 
History. You stand and experience 
Russia. The Kremlin walls run along 
one side and form the backdrop for 
Lenin's tomb. The end is dominated by 
St. Basils Cathedral, a many-domed. 

"hlever again will I see birch trees u'ithowt rememfcering the beauty of 

Gregg Winn Pappendick '85 returned to 
college rn I98J after a 26->'ear inierrop- 
tion. During her four yean at Elon, she 
lost both her parents, and her husband 
was killed in an accident. hJevereheless, 
she finished her degree in philosophy with 
a perfec: 4.0 average and was accepted by 
a number of graduate schools, inciiwJing 
Harvard University. She requested a year's 
deferment from hiarvard and is attending 
Ut^C-Chapel Hill and working part-time 
while she ponders her decision. She is the 
mother of three grown children. 

bright, beautiful building, and G.U.M. 
Department Store forms the other 
boundary. The cobblestone square 
seems to echo with parades and politics 
and, even at night, is filled with stroll- 
ing people who range from lovers to 
soldiers, from old women to children 
who look solemnly at these strange 
visitors to their city. 

Day sixteen we tour Helsinki and fly 
home. Home, how wonderful and how 
welcome! We all look the same, though 
very tired, but we are not the same. 
We have taken a wonderous trip 

together, and we have seen things and 
experienced things that will always be 
a part of us now. We listen to "our" 
music. We glory in "our" freedom. We 
indulge in "our" luxuries, but we 
remember Irene and smile with love. 
We remember the people who sang and 
played with us. We remember cham- 
pagne at breakfast on a train passing 
Lake Bakail. We remember Lenin 
everywhere. We remember the desert 
and the mountains and the birches. 
We remember sixteen days when we 
learned and grew.. .We remember Russia. 

"Russian ballet is spellbinding. We watched Swan lake being 
performed in Tashkent and each scene seemed a Degas painting 
come alive." 


J.F. Minnis was honored by family and 
friends on his 90th birthday. June 8, at che 
Colonial Inn in Hillsborough, N.C. 


Pattie Lee Coghill resides in a reic hom 
near Henderson, N.C, 


Lacy E. Hagood, writes that his cham- 
pion old English sheepdog, "'Champion 
Pooh Bears Sir Winston." has won many 
best of breed cities in AKC Dog Shows. 
Hagood is a commercial pilot and colonel 
in the Civil Air Patrol flying out of 
Manassas, Va, 


J. Earl Danicley, Thomas E. Powell Pro- 
fessor at Elon, v^ias presented che Business 
Associate of the Year trophy by the Bega 
Chapter. American Business Women's 
Association, in Burlington, NC. 


L.C. Adcock retired on June 30 as 
superintendent of che Granville County 
(NC.) schools system which he has headed 
for 18 years. 


Charles Lindbergh Foster has been pro- 
moted to sales manager for Tri-County 
Homes Inc. in Henderson, N.C. 
Fred Shoffner will retire this summer as 
an associate superintendent of the Ran- 
dolph County (N.C.) schools system. His 
retirement plans include traveling, golf and 


Roger B. Wilson has been given permis- 
sion to send fifty pages of ancestral infor- 
mation plus an ancestral fan chart concern- 
ing John Wilson (a lieutenant in che 17th 
century English cavalry and one of che first 
sectlers of Woburn, Mass.) Co the 
genealogical deparcmenc of The Church of 
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt 
Lake City. Utah. John Wilson of Woburn is 
Wilson's 9ch generation grandfather. 


Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Phillips, Jr., 

County Farm Road. Gibsonville, N.C. 
27249, announce the birth of a son. 
Charles Christopher, on March 22. 1984. 
Dr. Phillips is in private practice of 
medicine in Gibsonville and is associated 
with the student health service at Elon 


Jerry Miller, a Cary, N.C. artist, is selling 
pen-and-ink prints of well known Rich- 
mond County (N.C.) buildings to raise 
money to benefit the North Carolina Rail 
Labor and Management Coalition. 
Wilma Brown Parrish, the principal of 
Western Middle School in Elon College. 
N.C. received the 1985 Alan Keith Lucas 
Friend of Children Award from the North 
Carolina Child Care Association. The an- 
nual award is presented by the association 
to a North Carolina citizen "whose voca- 
tional and/or voluntary influence has 
significantly improved the quality of life for 
children and /or families," 

Tryst with a 

The Rev. Fletcher C. Lester, '18, 
was among many Elon alumni who 
celebrated anniversaries in June, but 
his anniversary was quite out of che 
ordinary. Lester was married on June 
17, 1984-his 90ch birthday. His bride. 
Gertrude Dawson, was 77 years young! 
As if a wedding with a combined age 
of 167 Yt^ars for the bride and groom 
were not enough, there was another 
detail that made their wedding dif- 
ferent from most. It was a surprise 

"No one knew," said Lester. "It was like 
running away to get married." 

"Only we were running into a 
crowd," his wife added, laughing. 

When Lester's two daughters planned 
a 90th birthday party for their father 
on that Sunday in 1984, they did not 
know that they were also planning a 
reception for his wedding. Only four 
people knew about Lester's wedding 
plans; his wife's son and daughcer-in- 
law who flew in from Atlanta, a 
reporter from The High Point Enierpmc 
and Lester's son-in-law, Paul Robinson, 
who performed the ceremony. 

Lester and Mrs. Dawson had been 
dating for over a year and their 
children knew ot and approved of their 
intentions to marry, but did not know 
they had specfic plans. 

Lester preached at the regular church 
service at First Congregational Chris- 
tian Church of Christ in High Point 
on June 17, 1984, and Robinson ended 
the service. 

After the closing hymn, "Blest Be 
the Tie That Binds," Robinson asked 
that the congregation remain seated. 
Then, recalled Mrs, Lester, "Fletcher 
came down the aisle, walked me to the 
front of the congregation, and v^'c were 
married before they knew it," 

After the wedding the new Mrs. 
Lester told The EnterpTue, "You don't 
have to be young to enjoy matriagc. If 
we only have two weeks together it 
will be marvelous." 


R. Earl Bolick has retired from AT&T on 
M.iy 28 after 32 years of service. He will 
continue to reside in Bloomington, Minn, 
and teach business management courses at 
the undergraduate and graduate level at the 
College of Saint Catherine and at 
Metropolitan State University. 


Jerry Turpin, manager of Gate City Sav- 
ings and Loan in Reidsville, N.C., was 
presented the Boss of the Year award by the 
Reidsville Jaycees recently. 


Mark and Carol Adams Foster are now 

living in Hickory, N.C. Mark travels in 
Virginia and the Carolinas for the Century 
Furniture Company. 

Cecil L. Wright has 

been promoted to 
manager of community 
nnd government affairs 
for Virginia Electric 
^ i -^^* and Power Company. 
*> I In his new assignment, 

,: I', [■-•ponsible for the utility's 
intertace with communities in 
ia, North Carolina and West 


Herbert W. Siner, Jr., formerly of 
Henderson. N.C, has been named vice 
president and city executive of the 
Morchead City, N.C. office of Peoples Bank 
and Trusc Co. and will oversee the opera- 
tion and administration of offices in Atlan- 
tic Beach, Beaufort and Morehead City. He 
IS married to the former Faye Averette 

Gerald Young Allen is executive director 
of Planned Parenthood in Charlotte. N.C. 
Durward Stokes, retired Elon College pro- 
fessor, has spent more than three years 
researching and writing a book that looks 
at the history of Alamance's county seat. 
The result of his work— Auction and Action. 
Historical Highlights of Graham. N.C. 


Gordon Lewis, Jr., a H-year employee oi 
The Souiheastem Times, is now co-publisher 
of the paper He will continue to serve 
advertising accounts in addition to his 
writing and production responsibilities. 


Grant Blevins graduated with a certificate 
of advanced study (CAS) in educational ad- 
ministration from Old Dominion Universi- 
ty. He is employed with the Chesapeake 
Public Schools as instructional specialist in 
math/sc-ience and coordinator of the 
elementary computer literacy program, 
W. Rex Harrison, Jr. recently opened 
"September's," a restaurant in Greenwich 
Center in Virginia Beach, Va. 
Ronald E. Robertson is senior vice presi- 
dent in charge of lending at First Federal 
Savings and Laan Association in Burl- 
ington. N.C. He was employed previously 
by Gate City Savings and Loan Association 
in Greensboro. 

Mary Ruth writes: "Over Easter weekend, 
I flew to N.C. from CT. to visit Jennifer 
Gamble '66, Henderson, N.C. She and I 
were roommates at Elon. Jennifer owns her 
own business and has her masters in library 


Judy Smith Atwater and husband David. 
16 Tuckaway Crt., Newport News, Va. 
23601. announce che adoption of a daugh- 
ter. Kathryn Eliiabcth, on February 9. 

Sally Maurer Koch is a kindergarten 

teacher at The New School in Tiverton, 


William J. Scott is executive director for 

Scotland County Parks and Recreation 

Commission in Laurinburg, N.C. 


Janie Mclver Robertson, a science 
teacher at Reidsville Middle School, was 
chosen oucscanding science ceacher of the 
year by the N.C. Business Commission for 
Math and Science Education. 


Ricky Arthur McPherson and Belinda 
Kay Jenkins vvere married on May 18. 
Barton Shaw attended the Organization 

of American Historians convention recent- 
ly. His book, T^ic Wool Hat Boys- Georgia's 
Populist Piirtv received the Frederick Jackson 
Turner Award. (See related article.) 
Barbara Waugh Walker is employed as a 
teacher with che Pittsylvania County (Va.) 
schools system. She and her husband reside 
in Chatham, Va. 


Roland "Chip" Gill, who has served as 
football coach at South Johnston High 
School in Four Oaks, N.C. for the past five 
seasons has accepted a similar position at 
Southetn Durham (N.C.) High School. 
Ronald E. Geanes is general manager of 
Healthcare Products Division of Dillard 
Paper Company in Greensboro, N.C. 
Linda Canciglia McWilliams and hus- 
band Tim, 12700 Yates Ford Rd,. Clifton, 
Va. 22024, announce the birth of a son. 
Jonathan David, on December 18. 
W.C, Reid has been transferred from 
Greenville, N.C. to Shelby, N.C. where he is 
employed as a technical superintendent by 
Celanese Fibers Operacions. 
Royall H. Spence, III and Louise Jenet 
Earnhardt were married on February 23. 
D. Wayne Wilbourne, former assistant 
principal ac John T. Hoggard High School 
in Wilmington, N.C, has been named prin- 
cipal of Bunn High School in Bunn, N.C. 
Wade Williamson, Jr. has been named 
cicy executive of che Burlingcon, N.C. office 
of Burlington Bank and Trust. 


Guy Wayne Butler and Sharon Stewart 
Sears were married on May 24. 
John Marshall Carter's lacesc book, Rape 
in Mediei'dl England, An Historicat and 
Sociological Penpeaive is the 200th publica- 
tion for the Eden, N.C. native. Formerly a 
teacher in the Eden City Schools, Carter 
now teaches medieval history at East 
Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. 
Lynne M. Davis is a staff systems analyst 
at IBM in Research Triangle Park. N.C. She 
recently attended the systems research in- 
scicuce in New York City concentrating in 
the science and engineering of computer 

Robert and Linda Abney Hicklin, 1318 
Coddle Creek, Mooresville, N.C. 28Ii5, an- 
nounce che birth of a daughter, Amanda 
Sue, on May 15. 

Anna Gerow is teaching che sixch grade 
ac Wescern Middle School in Elon College, 
N.C. She also teaches clogging and pec- 
forms with the "Company Shops Cloggers." 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. Lineberry, Jr., 
1 310 Juniper Street, Greensboro, N.C. 
27407, announce the birch of a son, Walter 
Neil, on October 26, 1984. 
George J, Shahwan recently accepted a 
position as a methods development chemist 
with Stuart Pharmaceuticals, a Division of 
ICI Americas, in Wilmington, De. He 
received his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry 
from the University of New Orleans in 

Wayne Thrift received his doctornte m 
education adtninistracion from Nova 
University in Florida. He is co-principai ,k 
Thomasville (N.C.) Middle School. 


Robert and Linda Abney Hicklin, I31S 
Coddle Creek, Mooresville, NC. 28115. an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Amanda 
Sue, on May 15. 

Jacqueline Lye and Michael Newton were 
marricd on March 9. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Moore. 200S 
Carpenter Drive, Reidsville, N.C 27320. an 
nounce the birth of a son, Robert Taylor, 
on June 20, 1%-1, Robert's Greensboro firm 
Bob Moore &;. Company, specializes in 
residential and commercial lending. 
Henry Felts Pittman, and wife "Mopsi." 
3829 Colonial Parkway, Virginia Beach. Va 
23452, announce the birth of a son, Austin 
Trevor, on M".', V 

t"*^ ] Gregg Sigmon 
^ ^- t rc.L-ived the M.D, 

dL'yrcc from the 
Bowman Gray Schoo! 
of Medicine of Wake 
Forest University in 
May He will take 
training in family practice at Pitt Memorial 
Hospital in Greenville, NC. 


Nancy Lee Berube and husband Daniel, 
53 Walnut St.. Farmingdale, N.J. 07727, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Justin Daniel, 
on March 11. 

Carolyn DeLuca Johnson was selected 
■Teacher of the Year" for 1985-86 at Kin- 
caid Elementarv School in Cobb County. 
She teaches physical education, kinder- 
garten through 5th grade. 
Jim Pollack, assistant director of the pur- 
chasing department in the Office of 
Business Affairs at the University of North 
Carolina at Greensboro, will become the 
assistant director for finance and services at 
the University. 

Edward James Quinlivan is director of 
operations for Staunton Athletic Club in 
Staunton. Va. 

Stephen M. Ross has been promoted to 
associate vice president of investments at 
Prudential-Bache Securities, Inc. in 
Greensboro. NC- 

Ellen Davis Sizemore is employed as an 
office supervisor for Busch Properties, Inc. 
in Williamsburg, Va. 
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dorson White, 
110 King George Rd., Greenville. N.C. 
27834, announce rhe birth of a daughter, 
Kelly Morris, on April 15. 


Aldridge Dechcrt Blevins is a senior 

sales representative for Scott Paper Com- 
pany m Raleigh, N.C. 
Jim Collins is an assistant football coach 
at Duke University in Durham. NC 
Rob L^Blcu is a technical service manager 
with Milliporr Corp. in the Washington, 
DC area. 

Amy Loy teaches at Candler School in 
Candler. NC. 

Mr. and Mrs. Julius Wayne Packard, 
205 Sherwood Place. Morganton. NC, 
28655. announce the birth of twin 
daughters. Kelly Michelle and Dana Nicole, 
on March 7. 

Gary N. Smith and his wife Teresa, 219 
Burlingron Ave.. Gibsonville, NC 27249. 
announce the birth of a daughter Whitney 
Blair, on May 17- 

Terrell W. Webb, who is the band direc- 
(fir at Man Senior High School in Man, 
WV, is doing graduate work at Marshall 
Llniversity in Huntington, WV. 

'69 Grad Makes 

Bart Shaw ranks among the leading 
young American historians, according 
to Dr. Robert Delp of the E!on Depart- 
ment of Social Science. 

Shaw recently received the Fredrick 
Jackson Turner Award presented by the 
Organization of American Historians. 
The award, the organization's most 
prestigious, was given to Shaw as the 
author of the best first .book published 
by an American historian. 

His book, The Wool Hot Boyi: 
Georgia's Populist Party, recreates the 
worid and attitudes of the Georgia 
Populist Party in the nineteenth 

"Shaw's book painstakingly recreates 
the worid of the Georgia Populists, and 
in so doing overturns long accepted 
views about the nature of the people 
who made up that important branch of 
southern populism," said the Organiza- 
tion of American Historians committee 
that selected his book for the award. 

Shaw shares the 1985 Fredrick 
Jackson Turner Award with Sean 
Wilentz, whose first book is Chants 
Democratic: New York City and the Rise 
of the American Working Class. The two 
books, "wiil change the way we look at 
nineteenth century America," said the 

Both Shaw and Wilent; received a 
medal and a cash priie from the 

Shaw, being a loyal alumnus, wrote 
to several of his history professors to 
tell them of his award. In a leaer to 
Dr. Durward Stokes, '64, he wrote, 
"You perhaps don't realise the pro- 
found influence you and your col- 
leagues have had on me. In fact, I look 
upon you all as invisible authors of the 

After graduating from Elon, Shaw 
earned his master's degree at the 
University of Wisconsin. He received 
bis Ph.D. at Emory University and is 
now a professor of history at Cedar 
Crest College in Allentown, Pa. 


David Holden Blevins is a civil engineer 
With Priest, Craven &. Associates in 
Raleigh. N.C 

Geralyn Tarrant Collins is a teacher at 
Immaculata Catholic School in Durham. 

Richard D. Gusler has been transferred 
from Burlington Industries' Vinron, Va. 
plant to the Greensboro (N.C.) Finishing 

Addi Joyner Maynor has been promoted 
to senior claims service representative with 
Reliance Insurance Co. She has been with 
the company since April 1984 and handled 
workers' compensation claims for the states 
of Georgia and South Catolina. 
Martha Eudy Pittman and husband 
Henry, 3829 Colonial Parkway. Virginia 
Beach, Va. 23452. announce the birth of a 
son, Austin Trevor, on May 31, 
Elena "Scottie" Scott and William Frank 
Schwartz, Jr. were married on June 30. 
1984. Scottie recently was promoted to sen- 
ior account executive at Pilot Air Freight in 
Baltimore, Md. 

R. Brent Sexton and Patricia Susan 
Hairyes were married on June 8. 
Pamela Mosley Spence and husband 
Garry, 1917 Bivins Road, Durham. UC- 
27712, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Katherine Anne, on May 12. 
Mary Thompson Thomas and husband 
Wayne, 9048 River Crescent, Suffolk, Va, 
23433, announce the birth of a son, Phillip 
Wayne, on April 22. They recendy built a 
new home in the Cedar Point section of 

Stephen F. Yuskcvich and wife Barbara, 
2115 Stillwater Court, Eldersburg, Md. 
21784, announce the birth of a son, Paul 
Andrew, on May 3, 


Robin Boyles Capps and husband Ciri, 

y->:i Castillo Rd„ Winsion-Salem, NC 
27106, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Lauren Paige, on April 2, 
James N. Berry, Jr. has been promoted to 
manager of the corporate credit department 
of Volvo White Truck Corp, in KernersviUe, 
N,C, He passed his CPA exam in 

Walter Yates Boyd, Jr. recently received 
the master of laws degree from The George 
Washington University and now serves as 
law clerk ro the Honorable Edward S. 
Smith, Circuit Judge of the United States 
Court of Appeals. 

Sandra Holland Elmore and husband 
Bill. 6150 Knight Drive,, Evansville, Indiana 
47715, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Kristcn Carter, on July 26, 1984- 
Cathy Jenkins Francis and her husband 
Nick, 420 Emerson Dr,, Raleigh. N,C, 
27609. announce the birth of a daughter, 
Kathcrin Anne, on February 25, 
Donald Alan Giiinski and Rurh Ellen 
Borger were married on May 4. 
W. Dean and Deborah Messick Har- 
rison, 4360 Johnsborough Court #58, 
Winston-Salem, N.C, 27104, announce the 
birth of a daughter, Deborah Deanna, on 
August 21, 1984. 

Michael John Languirand and wife 
Brcnda, 11767 Stan Ave,, Baton Rouge, La, 
70815. announce the birth of a son, 
Michael John, on June I, 1984, 
Patricia Marie McCauley and Joseph 
Allen Harrison were married on April 12. 
Donna Webster McDermotl was recent 
ly promoted to senior telephone adjuster 
with Integon Insurance Corp, in 

Tom McDermott was recently promoted 
to distfict sales manager for the Greensboro 
and Winston-Salem, N.C. opctations of 
Browning-Ferris Industries, 
Sharon Stewart Sears and Guy Wayne 
Butler were married on May 24, 
Barbara Wright Yuskevich and husband 
Steven, 2115 Stillwater Court. Eldersburg. 

Peo ple 

Md. 21784, announce the birth of a son. 
Paul Andrew, on May 3. 


James B. BrannOck has accepted the 

position of territory manager for the Ad- 
dison Corporation, Addison is an Atlanta 
based company that distributes millwork to 
lumber and building materials dealers 
throughout the southeast. He and his wife. 
the former Linda Cobb '77, live in 

Lorene Royster Currin and husband 
Michael own and operate the Currin Total 
Fitness Center in Oxford. R.C. 
Gregory A. Lanier has been promoted to 
food and beverage director with the Mar- 
riott Corp, Wirh this promotion Greg and 
his wife. Janice Love Lanier '79. and son 
Brandon, have relocated to Houston, Tx. 
Soozie Booth LeBleu is an accountant 
and section chief with the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers in the Baltimore, Md. 

Thomas J. "Turkey" Mann is a salesman 
with United Paper Company of Richmond, 

Dana Miller Hester and husband Patter- 
son, 4503 Tenby Dr., Greensboro, N.C 
27408, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Jessica Marie, on Feb. 19, Dana is employed 
part-time in the microbiology laboratory at 
Richardson Vicks. Inc. in Greensboro, 


David Wales Bordeaux and Ellen L. 
Verner were married on June I, 
Capt. Jay F. Grandin, is stationed at Fort 
Bragg, N.C. with the 82nd Airborne Div. of 
the U.S. Army. 

Connie Templeton Hamilton and her 
husband Thomas, 125 Drumbuie Place, 
Garner, N.C. 27529, announce the birth of 
a daughter, Meghan Diane, on April 29. 
Connie is a radiological technologist at Rex 
Hospital, Raleigh, N.C. 
Chris Jernigan has joined Carolina Con- 
tainer Corp. in High Point, N.C as a 
trainee in their sales and estimating 

Tim Larson is title-commercial loan officer 
and senior loan officer of the installment 
loan department with Evan's National Bank 
in Angola, N.Y. He was married in August 
and the couple bought a new home in Der- 
by. N.Y 

Joesph J. Liberto is a boiler and 
machinery underwriter for the Kemper 
Croup in Richmond, Va 
Carl Lloyd Mclntyre, Jr. and Cynthia 
Jane Camp were married recently. 
Wesley K. McLaughlin is pastor of the 
Mr. Olivet Baptist Church m Petersburg, 

Bonnie "Bunky" Womble Manley and 
husband William, 100 Pinewood Road #133, 
Virginia Beach, Va. 23451, announce the 
birth of a son. Worth Tanner, on May 22. 


John Atkinson and wife Dianne, 137 
Crane's Lake Dr.. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl. 
32082, announce the birth of a son, Brent 
McAllister, on December 17. 
Phil Benton is working toward a master's 
degree in social work at Virginia Com- 
monwealth University in Richmond. 
Daniel Patrick Boland married Debra 
Lynn Brewer on May 18. 
Teresa Simpson Crawford teaches 8th 
grade English at Fuquay Middle School in 



Jo Ellen Suter-Burford, gymnastics coach 
at Osburn Park High School in Manassas, 
Va. has been selected Coach of the Year by 
two area Virginia newspapers. Her '85 team 
won the Virginia AAA State title. 

Page 9 

Michael Anthony Currin .iiid ivik 
Lorene are owners and instructors for 
Currins Total Fitness Center in Oxford. 

David Carlton Gerni is a sales represen- 
[ati\e far Hardware Specialty in Lancaster. 

Terry Jane Walton Gray and husband 
Bernie, 914 Vine St.. Martinsville, Va. 
2-1112, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Amanda Jane, on April 25. 
Terry Jessee and wife Bebe, -4912 ToVay 
Court. Chesterfield. Va. 23832, announce 
the birth of a daughter, Sarah Brent, on 
April 29. 

William Presley Newman married Jane 
Ansley Shycle on April 20. 
Caryn Van Pell Richards and husband 
John, 2214 Hillandale Road, Durham. N.C, 
27705. announce the birth of a daughcer, 
Ashley Liane, on March 15. 
Alan Robertson, franchise operations 
director of Domino's Piz:a, Inc. Southeast 
Region, recently married Cynthia Machak 
in Atlanta. Ga. 

Samuel Wilson Shaw, Jr. and Gloria 
Maxine Jones were married on June 15. 
Brenda Gayle Sutherlin and William 
Joseph Perkiris were married on January 26, 
David William Thomas and Pamela Nell 
Townsend were married on May 18. 
Leslie Morse Timper and husband 
Robert R., 7832 Hemlock Court, Raleigh, 
NC. 27609, announce the birth of a 
daughter, Erin Nicole, on August 15, 1984. 
C. Grayson Whitt and wife Connie, Rt. 
4, Bov 81-D. Madison, N.C 27025, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Bradley 
Grayson, on April 9, 
Frank David Williams and Margaret 
Christian Frazier were married on April 20. 


Richard Michael Bordone and Wanda 

Rua Phillips were married on March 23. 
Chris Bresnahan has been promoted co 
revenue analyst in Piedmont Aviation's 
.Marketing Depr. at the home office in 
Winston-Salem, N.C. He and his wife, the 
fr.rmer Kim Kiger '78, have moved into a 
new home m Guilford County. 
William E. BuUen, Jr. has been pro- 
moted to captain in the U.S. Air Force. 
After taking the engineer officers' advanced 
course, he was assigned to the 82nd Air- 
borne. Ft. Bragg, N.C. as a company com- 
msndi'.T. He married Ilona Helene Ross on 
May 25. 

James H. Coble, section chief, accounting 
and pricing for AT&iT Technologies, Inc., 
ha? been awarded the cerrificate in manage- 
ment accounnng. 

James D. Davis, Jr. has joined Planters 
Bank as assistant cashier and branch 
manager in the Hampstead office, Wilm- 
ington, N.C. 

Bebe Richards Jessee and her husband 
Terry, 4912 Tokay Court, Chesterfield. Va. 
23832, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Sarah Brent, on April 29. 
Debbie Edwards Johnson and husband 
Michael. R.FD.l, Box 197-A, Sedley, Va. 
2 3^7^. announce the birth of a son, Ben- 
jamin Andrew, on January 17. 
Marcus L. and Martha Issacs Jones, 
6319 Del None Court, Norcross, Ga. 
30093. announce the birth of a daughter, 
Morgan Issacs, on April 19. Marcus is 
district sales manager for Burroughs 

Aaron Raymond Needham and Karen 
Lynn Whitley were married on April 20. 

William Mahone, V 

IS assistant vice presi- 
^ dent at Memorial 
Hospital of Alamance 
County in Burlington, 


Elon Journalists 


Eloa graduaCes are in the 
news again. 

In a recent article in tiie Burlmgcon 
Daily Times-XWi, editor Don BoJdeii 
reported that for the first time Eton 
journalism graduates outnumbered 
UNC School of Journaiism graduates 
in til"; paper's newsroom. Bab Nowell, 
assistant professor of communications 
and the person in charge of the Elon 
journalnm program since thy retire- 
ment of Dr. Mary Ellen Priestiey, is 
justifiably proud. 

When Bolden'i arriclc was written, 
four recent Elon graduates were writing 
for the Tirmi'S'sM-K Doug Norwood 

■S4. M.tri Bc^ircnd '82, Jo Graven '85, 
and Felicia Foglenian '8y. Norwood 
serves a^ weekend editor; Craven, a 
former editor of Th€ Poidulum, is a 
reporter; and Fogleman is a writer m 
the paper's Living Department. 
Behrend, who (vas ai&o in the Living 
Department, lias since accepted a posi- 
tion as an editor and utirer of govern- 
ment contracts for the VSE Corpora- 
tion in Alexandria, Va. 

Professor Noweli also reports tin the 
status of two other journalism 
graduates, Pcnnv Thomas, i'^34-85 
editor of The Pendulum, is writing for 
The Pilot in Southern Pines, N.C, 
edited by Sam Ragan. Carol Nix is 
employed bv Carolina Biologica! Supp- 
ly Company as a producrion assistant 
in the Scientific Publications 

Laura Moss Phillips is an Eligibilm 
Specialist 1 for the Aid to Families with 
Dependent Children Program with the Lee 
County Department of Social Services in 
Sanford, N.C. 

Ricky Phillips was promoted to plant 
manager with Federal Molding Inc. a 
custom molder of plastic components, in 
Sanford. N.C. 

Stan Queen is vice president of operations 
for Alamance Dyeing &. Finishing Com- 
pany in Graham, NC 
Mitchell Lee Rippy and Lisa Carol 
Macon were married on R-bruary 23. 
Jim Stephenson is employed as an at- 
torney for the division of facility service in 
the N.C, Department of Human Resources 
in Raleigh. 

John P. Ware is a sales representative for 
Philip Morris, Ltd. in San Diego, Calif 
King White, former director of alumni 
and parent programs at Elon, joined the 
staff of Cellular One in Raleigh on July 15 
as a marketing representative. Cellular One 
is a company which provides cellular 
mobile telephone service to the Triangle 
area. King is employed as marketing 
representative with responsibilities for 
cultivating and serving preferred accounts. 
His new address; Driftwood Manor Apart- 
ments, 1000-G Sandlin Place, Raleigh. 
NC. 27606. 


David Goode Allison and Julia Ann 
Shepherd were married on March 2. 
Diane McAllister Atkinson and hus- 
band John, 137 Crane's Lake Dr, Ponte 
Vedra Beach. Fl. 32082, announce the birth 
of a son. Brent McAllister, on Dec. 17. 

David Robert Burch married Cindy 
Marie Alley on April 20. 
Cynthia Hamilton and Dave Handle were 
married on May 11. 

John P. Hurd, U and Eliiabeth Buie were 
married on December 12, John is a finan- 
cial planner with Baron Financial in 
Greensboro. N.C, 

Jeffrey Lynn Johnson is a physical educa- 
tion instructor at Troy Middle School in 
Troy, NC. 

Sandy Jones Lemons and husband, Clay, 
Rt. 3, Box TD-17, Lincolnton, N,C. 28092, 
announce the birth of a son. Alexander 
Clayton, on April 27. 
Belinda Jessup Payne is a patient billing 
coordinator for Roche Biomedical 
Laboratories in Burlington, N.C, 
Donald Leon Proffitt is siudeni 
coordinator in the Virginia Beach Public 

John Sadler, tormetly asioc.atc J;ri;^r^-r oi 
admissions at Elon, now lives in Baltimore, 

Diane Silcox is employed by the State of 
North Carolina in Raleigh in the crime 
prevention division as an information and 
communications specialist. 
Fil Stidham, formerly employed in 
Raleigh, N.C, as a sales representative for 
Zimmer-Cox (a manufacturer of surgical 
equipment), recently accepted the position 
of hospital sales representative in the 
clinical nutrition products division of San- 
doi Nutrition Corp. His Raleigh-based ter- 
ritory includes Greensboro east to the 
Atlantic coast. 

Randy Wall is district sales manager for 
Piedmont Airlines in the Albany- Rochester, 
N.Y. area, 

James Robert Williams is branch 
manager assistant loan officer for Southern 
National Bank, Greensboro, N.C. 
Kyle and Linda '83 Wills vacationed at 
Hilton Head, S.C. with Phil and Lisa '81 
Melton in June. 

Jean Johnson Wright and Franklin 
Whitaker Ricks were married on April 13. 


Paul Aiello recently graduated from Col- 
umbia University Law School and will be 
working with Moore and Peterson in 
Dallas, Texas. He married Tina Berg on 
November 17. 

Dorothy Mattox Baxley and husband 
Dan, recently bought a new house in 
Raleigh, NC. 

Mari Behrend, formerly a reporter for the 
Burlington. N.C. Daily Timei-Neu'S, assum- 
ed a position with VSE Corp. in July as an 
editor 'and wnter of government contracts. 
She works in Alexandria, Va, and lives in 

"Edie Pie" Wilkins Brown and husband 
Sand Thomas, 3830 Whitedovc Drive. 
Lakeland, Fl. 33803. announce the birth of 
a daughter, Edith Rachel, on April 2. 
Greg Booker and wife Kristi. 9859 Saskat- 
chewan Ave., San Diego, Calif 92120, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Zachary Scott, 
on April 24- 

Mr, and Mrs. Chuck Crenshaw, 2217 
Dorsett St., Burlington, NC. 27215. an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Sarah Blair, 
on May H. 

Dan Daly has been named administrative 
manager for Burlington Industries specialty 
print facility in Society Hill, S.C. 
David M. Dean was recently promoted to 
group sales representative with Blue Crosss 
and Blue Shield of Virginia. In May, he 
and his wife Heather, bought a new home 
in Richmond. 

D, Kenneth Dimock, formerly with Peat, 
Marwick. Mitchell &, Co., has accepted a 
position as account executive with the N.C 
Trust Company in Greensboro. N.C. 
Janie Harvey Fyrar and husband Steve, 
Route 6, Box 554. Greensboro, N.C. 27405, 
announce the birth of a daughter, Jessica 
Nicole, on December 27. 
Evelyn Hatley and Daniel Eastep were 
married on April 6. 

David Merle Harrington and Lynn Ben- 
son Stephan: were married June 15. 
Michael W. Johnson and wife Debbie, 
R.FD, 1, Box 197-A. Sedley, Va. 23878, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Benjamin An- 
drew, on January 17. Michael is employed 
as an electrical contractor with his father. 
Frank C, Kiser is an intermodal truck 
analyst for Sea-Land Service, Inc. in Men- 
dham. N.J. He will be responsible for all 
movement of sea-land containers by truck 
to and from inland points in the U.S, 
James Thomas Love and Ruth Ellen 
Roarick were married on February 2. 
Robert Bruce Piner and Jennifer LeAnne 
Brandt were married on April 20. 
Edwin Davis Reams, Jr. is an office 
supervisor with Carolina Power and Light 
Company in Asheboro. N.C, 
Kevin J. Robinson has been elected 
banking officer for Wachovia Bank and 
Trust Co, in Thomasville. N.C. Before 
rransferring to Thomasville he was a 
branch operations manager in Greensboro. 
Teresa Brady Smith and her husband 
Gary, 219 Burlington Ave,, Gibsonville, 
N.C, 27249, announce the birth of a 
daughter, Whitney Blair, on May 17- 
Eric Strimple is a manager trainee for 
Winn-Dixie stores in Greensboro, N.C, 
Gene Walker is the assistant manager of 
the Asheboro, N.C, branch of Beneficial 
Finance Corp, 


Ginger Lynn Andrews and Samuel Ed- 
wards Bass, Jr were marrirtl on January 12. 
Gina Renee Ashby and Timothy Lloyd 
Brooks were married on February 2. 
Alex Monroe Biles and Twila Gaynelle 
Nave were married on April 20. 
Reaca Lynn Bowling and Richard Darrell 
Gettvs wetL- married on June 1, 
Milton Campbell was recently named 
banking officer for First Citizens Bank in 
Winston-Salem, N,C., where he manages 
the Healy Drive Branch, 
Martin Ray Carter and Sarah Ann Leech 
werf married on May 4, 
Martha J. Clement took a year's training 
at Central Virginia Community College 
and received a respiratory therapy cer- 
tificate; she IS working at Fauquier County 
Hospital in Warrenton, Va. 
Harold Lewis Cole, III and Mary 
Margaret O'Connor were married on 
April 20 

Carolyn Leslie Conncll and 
Christopher Stephen Moolhuyzen were 
married on April 13, 
Jane Burns Detgen and David Wardle 
were married on April 13. 
Allison Briggs Bowling and Arthur 
Scott Allen were married on June I, 
Charles Fuller Fambrough married 
Joanna Grier Winstead on May 26, 
Dcnise A. Gates and William R. Mitchell 
were married recently, 
Harold and Michelle Feror Hill. 627 
Anson Ave,, Rockingham. N,C., announce 
the birth of a son, Harold Webster, 111. on 
September 19. Harold recendy graduated 
from Wake Forest University's Babcock 
School of Management, where he was 
chosen as a Babcock Scholar. He is 
employed by Burlington Industries as a staff 
management assistant. 

Elien Louise Holland and Robert Carroll 
Price were married on January 13. 
Cindy Koger and John Alden Baker, Jr. 
were married recently. She is working in 
Winter Park, Fla. as a radiologic 

Lisa Dianne Lee and Timothy Lane 
Elmore vvcre married on March 9. 
David S. Masscv is executive vice presi- 
dent for Massey insurance and Real Estate 
in Burlington, N.C. 

D. Keith Nelson and Debbie Lynn Lohr 
were married recently. 
Janinc M. Osborne is employed by US. 
Congressman Howard Coble (R-NC) as his 
district representative for Alamance 

Mark Joseph Reardon and Sharon D. 
Apple were married recently, 
Edward Anthony Reinheimer and 
Melinda Leigh Truitt were married on 
M;iV 23 

Dale Harrison Saunders and Philip 
W'.ivne White were married on April 27. 
Kathy Spelman, formerly assistant direc- 
tor of admissions at Elon now lives in Bay 
Head, N.J. and works in Toms River. N.J. 
Cynthia Jane Sweeney and Philip Drew 
Butler \v'cre married on May 18. 
Chelsea Rea Troxler and Robert 
Nathan Wiles were married on April 7- 
She is employed as a third grade teacher at 
Stanleytown Elementary School in Mar- 
tinsville, Va. 


Sharon D. Apple and Mark Joseph 
Reardon were married recently. 
Beverly Boal and Stephen Thomas 
N'lcLean were married on February 3. She is 
employed by Adventures Unlimited in 
Richmond, Va. 

John Bangley has joined Elon's Develop- 
ment Office staff as director of the athletic 
scholarship fund. 

Bryan Crock is the manager of the new 
Domino's Pi:::a store in Mt. Airy, NO. 
Dwight Reese Dutton and Janet 
Elizabeth Beard were married on May 25. 
Doug E. Eitel has been named manager 
of Domino's Piiia in Chapel Hill, NO. 
John Fitchett is employed by Domino's 
Pi::a and was recently transferted to Atlan- 

Mark Alexander Gilleskie and Margaret 
Abernathy Bowen were married on May 4- 
Lori Wood Hall is a secretary at AT&.T 
in Greensboro. N.C. 
Donna Beth Harrell and Raymond 
Todd Mclntyre were married on February 

Barry Kavanaugh lives in Birmingham, 
Ala- and attends UAB School of Op- 
tometry. He and Penny Renee McMahan 
were married on June 9. 
Cindy Michelle Kerr is employed as an 
auto leasing clerk for Dominion Bankshares 
Services in Roanoke, Va. 
Kimberly McRainey and Thomas 
Robert Westenhiser were married on 
April 13- 

Mindy Moon is working in Atlanta, Ga. 
as a sales representative for Hotel Ibis, a 
European Hotel chain which is in the pro- 
cess of expanding to the U.S. 
Mark Windsor Kemp and Millicent 
Hope Newman were married on 
December 15, 1984. Mark is working 
reward his master's degree in chemistry at 
East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. 
Twila Gaynell Nave and Alex Monroe 
Biles were married on April 20. 
Jay Paul is completing graduate study at 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 
University in Blacksburg, Va. 
Jane Pillow is employed by Burlington In- 
dustries in AltaVista, Va. 
Helen Lavane Pirkle and Gary Lynn 
Herman. Jr. were married recently. 

Steven Ha>'wood Roberson and 
Virginia Layne Evans were married on 

David Lee Roulh and Dana Paige Grigg 
were married on May IS. 
Robert D. Tenhet and Terri Baker were 
married on December 19, 1984. 
Robert Nathan Wiles and Chelsea Rea 
Troxler were married on April 7. He is 
employed by Laurel Park High School in 
Martinsville, Va. as 8th and 9th grade 
health and physical education teacher. 
Lori Ann Wood and William Joseph Hall 
were married recently. 


Peggy Alston will be doing mission work 
this summer in China and Hong Kong. 
She will go to Los Angeles for a three-day 
orientation and then to Hong Kong for 12 
days of in-depth orientation into the 
history culture and language of China. 
Melanie Artley is enrolled at N.C. State 
University in Raleigh. 

Jean Blom is enrolled at the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
Gene Boatwright is enrolled at East 
Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. 
Jean Brittain is enrolled at the University 
of North Carolina at Greensboro. 
Kami Lynette Brooks and James Wesley 
Hardy were married on June 22. Kami 
recently joined the staff of the Burlington 
Daily Times-Neu'i as a feature writer in the 
Li\mg Department. 
Roger Brown has joined the United 
States Marines. 

Steve Cannon has joined the United 
States Army. 

Nancy Cole is enrolled at N.C, State 
University in Raleigh. 
Dave Crafton is employed in the sales 
engineering department of Truxmore In- 
dustries in Richmond, Va. Dave enrolled at 
Elon in 1976 and left before completing his 
degree requirements to work for Continen- 
tal Casing Cotp. in Spring, Texas. He 
returned to Elon in January and completed 
his academic requirements in May. Because 
he was originally a member of the Class of 
1980, Dave says he looks forward to rhe 
future when he can celebrate class reunions 
with members of five different classes! 
Jo Craven is employed aj. a reporter for 
the Burlington Times-Neici. 
Barry Crawford is employed as an assis- 
tant manager trainee for K-Mart Apparel in 
Hickorv, N.C. 

Charlie Diehl will begin studies this fall 
at Wake Forest University School of Law in 
Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Virginia Layne Evans and Steven 
Haywood Roberson were married on 
June 15. 

Julie Anne Federchuck married John 
Walker Dawson, Jr. on April 8. 
Steve Fikac is employed by Bethesda 
Country Club in Bethesda, Md. 
Felicia Fogleman is employed as a 
reporter in the Living Department of the 
Burlington Daily Times-Neu'S. 
Tammy Franklin is employed by Lewis 
Accounting Services, Inc. in Greensboro, 

Jenny Gardner is employed by Amerisure 
Insurance companies in Charlotte, N.C. as 
the unit leader of the records department. 
Amanda Green is employed by Lewis Ac- 
counting Ser\'ices, Inc. in Greensboro, N.C, 
Karen Long is employed by Ernst &. 
Whinney, CPA in Raleigh, N.O. 
Nancy S. Moreton was selected as one of 
the Outstanding Futute Teachers of 1985 by 
the student NCAE/NEA. 
Kimberly Morrison has enrolled at the 
University of North Carolina at 
Greens bo to. 

Steve Peterson is enrolled in the dental 
school at the University of North Carolina 
at Chapel Hill. 

Carolyn Pryor is employed by the Burl- 
ington, N.C. Y.M.C.A. 
Sharon Reardon is employed at Twin 
Lakes Retirement Center in Burlington, 

Penny Faye Rosser and Davis Jack Dun- 
can were married on June I. 
Steven Sabol is enrolled at the University 
of North Carolina at Greensboro. 
Daniel Aaron Sparks and Mary Lou 
Wiliard were married on June 7. 
Mark Terrell is enrolled at Campbell 
University in Buies Creek, NO. 
Penny Thomas has joined the news staff 
of The Pilot in Southern Pines, N.C. She 
will handle general news and feature 

Elizabeth Thornburg is employed by the 
Alamance County (N.C.) Schools system. 
McIinda Leigh Truitt and Edward 
Anthony Reinheimer were married on 
M.iy 25. 

Sherri Ward and Karen Welzant have 
joined the Elon College staff as admissions 
counselors. Sherri will recruit in Maryland 
and Karen in North Carolina. 


Andrew Roark Brown and Tanya Gayle 

Simpson were married on May 25. 

Hope Newman and Mark W. Kemp 

were married on December 15. 

Mary Margaret O'Connor and Harold 

Lewis Cole, III were married on April 20. 

Gina Renee Ashby and Timothy Lloyd 

Brooks were married on June 1. 

Mark Andrew Payne and Lisa Annette 

Carter were married on June 1. 


Paula Lorraine Medlin and Thomas 
iTodd) Worth Hutchinson were married on 
May 26. 

In Memoriam 


Thetma Edith Gates, 247 E. Main St., 
Haw River, N.C. died on May 19. She 
taught in the Alamance County School 
system for 42 years before her retirement. 
An organist at the Haw River United 
Methodist Church, she served on the ex- 
ecutive committee of the Haw River Civic 


Foye Louise Young Atkii\son, Virginia 
Beach, Va., died on May 31. A native of 
Durham, N.C., she was a charter member 
of Watts Street Baptist Church. 


Clyde McCoy Hahn, Rt. 1, Box 52-D 
Staley, N-O, died on July 13, 1984. 
J. Paul McNeill, 4701 Bayou Blvd.. 
Baycown, Tx., died on July 19, 1984. 
Andrew Jackson Strum, Jr., 225-B 
Magnolia St., Winston-Salem, N.C, died on 
October 3, 1984. The owner/operator of 
Standard Drug Company for over thirty 
years, he was a member of Highland 
Presbyterian Church and Fbrsyth Country 


Robert V. Murrow, Sanford. N.C., died 
on September 3. He was retired from the 
Siler City police department and was a 
member of Carbonton Methodist Church, 


Robert W. Boles, Rt. 4. Box ■t94E, 
Charlotte. N.C. 28208, died recently. 
Pauline S. Bridgers, iOI Chelse.i Crt.. 
Rocky Mount. N.C. died on June 16. 1984. 

Peo ple 

Hayes Harrington, 104 Ashley Dr., Cary, 
N.C, died on November 6. 1984- 


Rebecca R, Harden. Rt. 1. Presbyterian 
Home of Hawiields, Mebane, N.C, died on 
January '^. The retired governess to the 
children of television personality Larry 
Blydcn, she was a member of the Graham 
Presbyterian Church. 


Erma Elizabeth Lloyd Wilkins, 1104 N. 
Mebane Street, Burlington, N.C, 27215, 
died on June 23. She was a native of 
Orange County, a retired registered nurse 
and World War II Army Nurse Corps 
lieutenant, ■ 


Samuel Mclver Watson, Jr., 305 Penn- 
dleton Rd., ClemsOn, S.C., died on May 2. 
He was a former research engineer for the 
North Carolina Highway Department. Dur- 
ing World War II he was a research 
engineer for American Air Filter Co. in 
Kentucky. At the time of his death he was 
professor emeritus of mechanical engineer- 
ing at Clemson University and was a 
registered professional engineer. 


Alfred B. Bevan, 1010 Llewellyn Ave.. 

Norfolk, Va., died on April 22, 1982. 


L.B. Neal. Jr., Wild Swan Lake, Kitty 
Hawk, N.C, died on January 29, 


Helen Schwab Burchard, 1605 Green- 
wood Drive, Blacksburg. Va.. died on June 
6. She was the Blacksburg High School 
librarian for 18 years and was a member of 
Weaver Guild. 


George Ayscue Grissom, Rt.l, Box 

183-A, Henderson, N.C. died on December 
14. He was a machinist at Harriet Hender- 
son Yarns and a member of Liberty Vance 

Hilda R. Marley, Box 863, North 
Wilkesboro, N.C, died on February 7. 
James Alexander Foust, Jr., Rt. 4, 
Knollwood Falls, Mebane, N.C, died on 
June 17- A native of Alamance County, he 
was a dentist in the Mebane area. 


William E. Welch, Jr., Dunns Mountain 
Rd,. Salisbury, N.C. died on May 2. He 
was a retired employee of N.C. Finishing 
Co., a member of Community Baptist 
Church, and a military v 


Carl A. Lair, IOI Rainbow forest EJr.. 

Lynchburg. Va.. died on December 25. 



Charles A. Jartnan, 274 Stanaford Rd,. 
Winston-Saletn, N.C. died on February V 


Mortis Cecil Thomas, 2200 Weybridge 
Dr.,, N.C 27609. died on June 20. 
He was a native of Asheboro N.C- and an 
employee of Al Smith Buick in Raleigh. 

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■ 1984-85 


The Course for Life 

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1984-85 Annual Report 

$7.3 million PRIDE campaign^ 
new programs highlight year 

On May 3t, 1985, Elon College 
completed the most successful fund- 
raising campaign in its 96-year 
history. The PRIDE 11 Campaign. Pro- 
viding Resources for Institutional 
Development at Elon, raised $7.3 
million for improvements, en- 
dowments and operating expenses, 
substantially more than its original 
goal of $5-7 million. 

"To exceed the goal is extremely 
gratifying," said President Fred 
Young, "It is an indication that alum- 
ni, parents and friends share our vi- 
sion of overall excellence for Elon 

"It is also a tribute to fine manage- 
ment of this campaign and the hard 
work on the part of many volunteers. 
We are grateful to all who made this 
accomplishment possible," 

Dr, lames B. Powell served as 
general chairman of the campaign. 
Other members of the steering com- 
mittee included Ernest A. Koury, Sr., 
Major and Special Gifts Committee 
chairman; Royall H, Spence, )r., 
Trustee Committee chairman; Dr. J- 
Earl Danieley. Area and Special Cam- 
paigns Committee chairman: and C.A. 
Mclver, Burlington area chairman; 
Sherrill Hall, chairman of the Board 
of Trustees Development Committee; 
and David T. Rutledge, Public Rela- 
tions Advisory Committee Chairman. 

Money for a new fine arts center 
was a major goal of the PRIDE It 
campaign. Campaign pledges and 
gifts which may be used for the new 
center totaled $2,8 million, enough 
to construct the first phase of the 
building, which consists of music 
classrooms and a recital hall. 

College officials are now 
negotiating a plan that would allow 
construction of both phases of the 
center. The second phase consists of 
art and drama facilities and includes 
an auditorium, A decision on the 
construction plans and a date for 
ground-breaking are expected soon. 

A $250,000 challenge grant from 
the Kresge Foundation played a key 
role in the fine arts center fund- 
raising, Elon donors gave $975,000 in 
response to the challenge, 

PRIDE II gifts and pledges to the 
college endowment totaled over $2 
million. This amount included 
scholarships, professorships, depart- 
mental endowments and a $250,000 
addition to the Spence Library En- 
dowment, a gift from Mr. RoyatI 
Spence, Sr. and the late Mrs. Spence, 
and Mr, and Mrs. Royall Spence, )r. 
Sixty new scholarship endowments 
were established as a result of PRIDE 

Nearly $? million was raised for 
physical plant enhancements. This 
amount included gifts from Mr. and 
Mrs. Wallace Chandler, the late Reid 
Maynard and his wife, Grace Moore 
Maynard, and Mr. and Mrs, Royal 
Spence, Jr., to name Chandler, 
Maynard and Colclough Halls, 

respectively. The Bakatsias family of 
Burlington gave $50,000 to build a 
new soccer field which bears their 

Finally $1,4 million was given to 
support the college's Annual Fund 
and Athletic Scholarship Fund during 
PRIDE II, Together, these funds pro- 
vide general operatmg support for 
the total college, as well as scholar- 
ship funding for athletes. 

The other big giving news of the 
year was the increase in the percen- 
tage of alumni making gifts to the 
college. In 1984-85 that figure rose to 
38.77o, surpassing Duke, Wake Forest 
and Davidson and ranking Elon se- 
cond in the state in percentage of 
alumni participation. More details 
may be found elsewhere in this 
issue. Two other giving records were 
established in 1984-85: Annual Fund 
gifts from alumni exceeded $100,000 
for the first time and total private giv- 
ing surpassed $2 million. 

Admissions Standards Show 

In a speech outlining Centennial 
goals to the faculty in September 
1984, President Fred Young announc- 
ed that requirements for admission to 
Elon would be gradually raised over 
the next four years. 

The first increment came in 1984, 
with a highly successful outcome, A 
slightly higher admission standard for 
entermg 1984-85 students resulted in 
a substantial increase in the number 
of students rejected. Despite that 
fact, the college has a record enroll- 
ment of 2794. 

Increases in the number of students 
applying for admission made that 
achievement possible. Since 1982 the 
number of applications received has 
risen over 40%, enabling the college 
to be more selective. 

Standards were tightened again for 
the 1985-86 year. In July, 1985 rejec- 
tions were running 70% higher than 
in |uly, 1984; however, with the in- 
creased number of applications, the 
enrollment for fall 1985 was expected 
to remain stable. 

The strengthening of admission 
standards is a part of an overall goal 
to place the college "at the top 
among the private institutions in the 
state with similar missions" by the 

MBA, New Majors Added to 
Academic Program 

The enrollment of the first students 
in Elon's MBA program and the addi- 
tion of two new majors to the cur- 
riculum highlighted the 1984-85 
academic year. 

Local professionals and recent col- 
lege graduates greeted the MBA pro- 
gram enthusiastically. Thirty degree 
candidates wei^admitted to the pro- 
gram in the fall and an additional 
nine in the spring, exceeding expec- 

tations for the lirst year, MBA classes 
are offered four evening each week; 
36 semester-hours credit is required to 
earn the degree. 

The communications program at 
Elon took another step forward in 
1984 with the creation of majors in 
mass communication (radio and 
television) and journalism, A 
videotaping classroom in Mooney 
Building was converted into a full- 
fledged television production studio 
and equipment was purchased 
equivalent to that owned by most 
small television studios and many 
larger institutions. 

Communications students went im- 
mediately into production. Through- 
out the year, they and their pro- 
lessors produced a weekly half-hour 
television show for local access cable 
channels entitled "Elon in Review." 

The new journalism major is a 
modification of the previous English- 
journalism major, a strong program 
at Elon for fnany years. The addition 
of typesetting and word-processing 
capabilities is now enhancing the 
professional preparation of students 
in that field. Both new communica- 
tions majors at Elon emphasize 
strong writing skills. 

Perhaps the most exciting develop- 
ment of the academic year was the 
scheduling of Elon's first full semester 
of foreign study. 

Beginning in fall. 1985, Elon 
students will have the fall semester 
studying in Loncjon, England, all for 
the regular price of tuition, room and 
board, plus air fare. 

Students will stay at a London 
hotel, take classes taught by British 
and American professors, have access 
to University of London library 
facilities and have plenty of time for 
extra travel. The popular Winter 
Term in England will continue to 
operate as in the past, giving Elon 
students a choice of foreign study 

Elon's teacher education program 
was reaccredited by the N,C State 
Department of Public Instruction dur- 
ing the past year. In preparation for 
the reaccreditation visit, the Depart- 
ment of Education conducted an ex- 
haustive self-study and made several 
changes. Among the new features: a 
full-semester of student teaching, a 
middle grades majors, sophomore 
level practicum, and a Curriculum 
Resources Center stocked with com- 
plete sets of state-adopted and sup- 
plementary texts, various teaching 
aids and a microcomputer with ap- 
propriate software. The changes keep 
Elon in the vanguard of current 
statewide efforts to ensure well- 
trained teachers. 

Writing is no longer the property 
of the English department as a result 
of the successful implementation of 
Elon's writmg-across-the-curriculum 
program in 1984-85, Following a 
kick-off workshop led by nationally 
known writing consultant Elaine 
Maimon, 33 faculty members 
representing all disciplines used 
writing assignments and activities as 
a way of teaching the subject matter 
in their field. The successful program 
has attracted the attention of other 
colleges and universities, and project 

From the President 

It is a pleasure to present the 
1984-85 Elon College Honor Roll of 

I encourage you to read the report 
on the year's activities that accom- 
panies the Honor Roll. The ac- 
complishments outlined in that 
report are the work of your gifts. 
Through your support of Elon Col- 
lege you are helping to fashion the 

best possible education for the young 
men and women enrolled here, one 
which prepares them for a career 
and for life. 

We are indebted to you for your 
generosity to Elon. Your commitment 
increases our sense of responsibility 
and we pledge to you our best ef- 
forts to use your gifts thoughtfully 
and wisely. 



director Dr. Whitney Vanderwerff has 
conducted a number of workshops 
to teach the writing-across-the- 
curriculum methods. 

Religious, Cultural Life 
Programs Expand 

To stimulate student interest and at- 
tendance, all Elon cultural and in- 
tellectual activities \tere centralized 
under the coordination of Dr. 
George Troxler during 1984-85. The 
result was an outstanding year featur- 
ing over 50 programs ranging from the 
N,C, Shakespeare Festival production of 
The Merry Wives of Windsor, which 
packed Whitley Auditorium, to a 
speech by Fatal Vision author Joe 
McCinnis, which drew an overflow 
crowd of nearly 700. 

The religious life program also con- 
tinued to grow during the past year. 
In addition to the many religious 
organizations which held regular 
meeting on campus, the new 
chaplain. Rev. Richard McBride, of- 
fered bi-weekly chapel services, a 
Wednesday morning devotion for 
faculty and staff, and vespers on 
Wednesday evenings. 

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continued from page lA 

Six new student organizations were 
added to the list of Elon student ac- 
tivities in 1984-85. They included 
Young Democrats and Young 
Republicans clubs, a commuter stu- 
dent organization and three depart- 
mental societies. 

Physical Facility Grows to 
Keep Pace 

To accomodate the growth m other 
areas, physical plant facilities were 
added, expanded and renovated dur- 
ing the past academic year. Three 
units housing 128 students were add- 
ed to the lordan Center complex, 
bringing to 428 the number ot beds 
added at Elon in the past three years. 
Bakatsias Soccer Field was completed 
on the northern extreme of the cam- 
pus, giving the Elon soccer team a 
superior playing facility. 

Program facilities added in 
1984-85 included a new greenhouse 
on the corner of O'Kelly and 
Lebanon Avenues; a television pro- 
duction studio/classroom in Mooney; 
the Curriculum Resources Center, 
also in Mooney; and a new com- 
puter lab and additional computer 
equipment in Alamance Building. 
Moonelon Conference Center 
located near the college was pur- 
chased and renovated. Renamed The 
Lodge, that facility serves as a recrea- 
tion and conference area for faculty, 
staff and students. 

Also during the past year, the col- 
lege installed its own telephone 
system, serving all faculty and staff 
offices and over 1200 students. New 
sections of brick walkways were add- 
ed within the walled campus, and 
remodeling was done m Duke 
Building, both dining halls, Beck 
Pool, and the Special Collections 
Room of McEwen Library. 



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Elon Alumni 
Top Wake and 

For the 1984-1985 fiscal year, 38.7 
percent of all Elon alumni donated a 
record $100,000-f to the annual 

We did it! When the final figures 
were tallied, Elon College alumni 
found themselves in the top position 
among all coed colleges and univer- 
sities in North Carolina in the 
percentage of alumni who make an 
annua! donation to their school. Not 
only did the alumni topple Davidson 
and Wake Forest in gaining the top 
spot; they also claimed 1,000 new 
alumni donors for the third year in a 
row. During those three years, alumni 
participation increased an incredible 
186 percent. Also, total donations 
to the Annual Fund in 1984-85 ex- 
ceeded the $100,000 mark for the 
first time. That dollar amount 
represented a 64 percent increase 
over three years ago. 

Elon's Director of Alumni Giving, 
Dr. Jerry R, Tolley, was elated. 
"There is one thing for certain about 
Elon alumni," said Tolley. "They love 
a challeage and when one is issued 
they respond," 

In establishing the record participa- 
tion percentage, Elon's Golden Alum- 
ni led the way as 49 percent made 
donations. This elite group includes 
all those alumni who are members of 
the Class of '35 or earlier. For the se- 
cond straight year the Class of '36 
led all classes as it recorded a par- 
ticipation ratio of 72 percent. The 
Classes of '24, '25, and '38 followed 
closely with participations percen- 
tages of 67 percent, 63 percent, and 
60 percent respectively. There were 
ten additional classes who gained 
over 50 percent participation. They 
were the Classes of '13, '14, '15, '17 
'26, '27, '29, '34, '36, and '40. In all 
there were 45 classes whose par- 
ticipation ratio was 40 percent. 

The more recent classes, although 
not claiming the higher participation 
percentages, did establish a standard 
of their own as every class from 1969 
to the present had over 100 donors. 
To see what your class's participation 
ratio is, see the Honor Roll of 

Parents and friends of Elon also in- 
creased their level of support in 
1984-85. In fact, 991 parents of cur- 
rently enrolled students (38,5 per- 
cent) contributed over $33,000 to 

Friends of the college continued 
their generous support to Elon as 
1,171 friends made contributions, an 
8 percent increase over the previous 

In reviewing the annual giving 
year, James R Elder, )r. '60, 
1984-1985 Annual Fund Chairman, 
stated, "This has indeed been a 
remarkable giving year for Elon Col- 
lege, I'm extremely proud of the 
alumni as they have set standards of 
giving, both in alumni participation 
and dollars donated. We can all be 
proud of beating both Wake Forest 
and Davidson and gaining the top 
spot in alumni participation among 
coed colleges and universities in 
North Carolina." 

Sources of Private Support 

2%- Parents (Non-Alumni) - $33,262 

College Fund o( NC, In. 

6%- Trustees 


Total $2,139,234 

•This does not include gjtis o( Ifustees. advisers, laculty and slafi who are also 

Zeta And Kappa Sigma Win 
In Greek Contest 

The 1985 Greater Creek First Annual 
Alumni Participation Award was 
claimed by Zeta Tau Alpha Soronty 
with a record-setting 50.3 percent of 
their former sisters making a dona- 
tion to the Elon College Annual 
Fund. Following close behind was 
the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, who 
recorded 84 percent increase in 
donors over the previous year. Their 
second-place percentage of participa- 
tion was 49.7 percent. 

The Phi Mu and Sigma Sigma 
Sigma sororities both gained a par- 
ticipation percentage of 48.6. Alpha 
Sigma Alpha sisters were fourth in 
the sorority race as 48.3 percent of 
their alumnae made gifts. Their 103 
percent participation increase over 
the previous year gave them the lead 
over all Greeks in the increased per- 
formance category. 

In the fraternity race, the Kappa 
Alpha-Kappa Psi Nu boys came in 
second with a 47,9 percent participa- 
tion ratio, edging out the Tau Kappa 
Epsilon borthers who stood at 44.3 
percent, Sigma Phi Epsilon and 
Sigma Pi recorded 40.8 percent and 
40,5 percent respectively. 

The race for the Creek Participa- 
tion Award" was much closer than an- 

ticipated. In fact a margin of only 
four donors separated Sigma Sigma 
Sigma, Phi Mu, Alpha Sigma Alpha, 
and Kappa Sigma from receiving the 
winner's trophy. 

Although not eligible for the award 
the old iota Tau Kappa Fraternity 
turned in the best performance 
overall as 55.8 percent of these 
alumni donations. For 1984-85 fiscal 
year, total Greek participation was an 
impressive 47 percent, 10 percent 
higher than the percentage for all 

Dr, Jerry R, Tolley, Elon's Director 
of Corporate and Annual Resources 
was most pleased with the perfor- 
mance of the Creek alumni and 
stated: "The First Annual Greater 
Greek Participation Challenge was a 
grand success. In fact, it was through 
their significant increase in participa- 
tion that Elon is claiming the number 
one position among all the coed col- 
leges and universities in North Caro- 
lina. The fraternities and sororities in- 
creased their percentages of par- 
ticipation from 31,9 percent in 
1983-1984 to 47 percent in 
1984-1985. We congratulate them on 
their outstanding record." 


Sororilies N 

umber So 


Number of 




Participation Ratio 

Participation Ratio 

Zeta Tail Alpha 





Sigma Sigma Sigma 





Chi Mu 





Alpha Sigma -Mpha 





Dt'lia Sigma Theia 






Kappa Sigma 





Kappa Aipha- 

kappa Psi Nu 





Tau Kappa Epsilon 





Sigma Phi Epsilon 





Sigma Pi 





Pi Kappa Phi 





lola Tau Kappa 





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The Magazine of Elon 


Special recognition is given to Elon College donors who 

make significant gifts for the Annual Fund, academic 
scholarships and awards, academic program support, en- 
dowment, and capital projects. Membership in the ORDER 
OF THE OAK is awarded to alumni and friends who have 
contributed $100,000 to Elon through the new ELON LIFE 
CIL honors donors who gave $5,000 or more. Member- 
ship in the PRESIDENT'S CLUB is extended to those in- 
dividuals who contribute $1000-$4999. A contribution of 
$500-3999 entitles donors to membership in the OAK 
CLUB. The A.L. HOOK CLUB membership consists of 
those who have contributed $100-$499. The amount of an 
individual's total gifts for all eligible purposes during the 
fiscal year ending May 31, 1985 determines the qualifica- 
tions for giving club membership. 



Elon Life for 

Barbara Day Bass 

Emmell Fulcher Monlgomery 


$5000 PLUS 

A. |, Fletcher Education & Opera 

Alcoa Foundation 
Algernon Sydney Sullivan 

AT&T Company 
Ametek, Lamb Electric Division 
Bakatsias Cuisine 
Mr Sr Mrs, Thomas Leon Bass Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. Willis C. Boland 
Booih Ferris Foundation 
Burlington Industries Foundation 
C.I.T. Financial Corporation 
Canada Dry of Greensboro, Inc. 
Cannon Foundation. Inc. 
Dr. Isabella Walton Cannon 
Dr. & Mrs. Wallace L, Chandler 
Mr. & Mrs. Marvin H, Comer 
Cone Mills 
Alyse Smith Cooper 
Duke Power Company 
Mr. & Mrs. William H Duncan 
E<xon Education Foundation 
Estate Of Archie & Mary Fleming 
Francis Asbury Palmer Fund 
Frueauff Foundation, Inc. 
Mrs. Naomi Allen Carber 
George 1, Alden Trust 
Glen Raven Mills, Inc. 
Hon. & Mrs. Mills E. Godwin Jr. 
Mr. Thomas P. Heritage 
Dr. Clarence A. Holland 
Mrs. Shirley T. Holland 
The Hon. & Mrs. Richard |. 

Dr. William E. Holland 
Mr, & Mrs, George Thomas 

Holmes |r. 
Holt Manufacturing Co., Inc. 
Estate Of Nellie May Holt 
Estate Of P K. Holt 
Independent College Fund of 

North Carolina 
Jefferson- Pi lot Corporation 
Mr. Maurice N, Jennings 
Estate of Mrs B. B. Johnson 
Hon. & Mrs. John M, Jordan 
Mr. & Mrs. Jack R. Lindley 
Macfield Teirturing Co. Inc. 
Rev W. L Maness 
Martha and Spencer Love 

Mr. & Mrs. James W. Maynard 
Mrs, Reid Maynard 
Mr. & Mrs. John A, McCrary |f 
Mr James H. McEwen Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs, Ira Meiselman 
Mr Furman C. Moseley Jr. 
Nabisco Brands, Inc 
NCNB Corporation Charities 
Mr. & Mrs, Webb E, Newsome 
Mr. David E. Pardue |r. 
Miss Caroline E, Powell 
Dr. & Mrs. James B. Powell 
Mr John S. Powell 
Mr, & Mrs. Joseph E. Powell 
Dr. & Mrs. Samuel C. Powell 

Dr. & Mrs. T. E, Powell )r. 

Dr. & Mrs. T. E. Powell III 

Mr. & Mrs. William C. Powell 

Princeton Homes Corp, 

Mr. & Mrs. Hurley D. Rogers 

Mr. & Mrs. Oyde W. Rudd Sr, 

Dr. & Mrs. Allen B, Sanders 

Olga M. Schiike 

The Hon. Ralph H. Scott 

Mr. & Mrs. J. Harold Smith 

Southern Bell 

Southern Conference of the 

United Church of Christ 
Mr, Royall H Spence Sr. 
Dr. & Mrs. Royall H. Spence |r. 
Stadler's Country Hams. Inc. 
T. E. Powell. Jr. Biology 

Mr. & Mrs, A. G. Thompson 
United Church Board of 
Homeland Ministry 
United States Government 
Wake Chapel Christian Church, 

Fuquay-Varina NC 
Mr. & Mrs. C. B Wilkins 



■POPS' Concert/M.E.N.C, -773 
Aetna Life & Casualty 
Alamance-Caswell Medical 

Mr. & Mrs. Larry A. Alley 
American Brands, Inc 
American Business Women's Assn 
American Elearic Power 

Sen/ice Co. 
Mr. George C. Amick 
Mr. 1. Douglas Amick 
Mrs. Frances Cullom Anderson 
ARA Food Services 
Or. Malvin N. Arlley 
Mr, R. lack Ashley 
Dr. & Mrs. James H. Baird 
Mr, & Mrs. Walter H, Bass Ml 
Mrs. Leola Taylor Beisinger 
Hon. J. Fred & Or. Betty Lynch 

Branch Banking & Trust Co. 
Mr. & Mrs, C, V Bnggs 
Mr, Curtis Woody Brown |r 
Burlington Business & Professional 

Women's Club, Inc. 
Burlington Handbags, Inc. 
Burlington Motors. Inc. 
Burroughs Wellcome Fund 
Byrd's Food Stores, Inc, 
Calvary United Church of Christ, 

Thomasville, NC, 
Canada Dry Bottling Co, 
Carolina Steel Corporation 
Carter Foundation, Inc, 
Mrs, Vance Gates 
Chandler Concrete Co,, Inc. 
Mr. & Mrs, Roy R. Charles 
Mr. Constant W. Chase Jr 
Mrs. Florence Kivette Childress 
Clark Scholarship Trust 
Community Federal Savings & 

DiKon. Odom & Co. 
Mrs Daniel Dopp 
Mrs, W, Clifton Elder 
Elizabeth-Meade Hosiery Mill 
Elon College Community Church. 

Elon College. N,C 
Mrs, Clyde L, Fields Sr. 
First Congregational Church. 

Asheville, N,C. 
First Federal Savings & Loan 
First Reformed United Church of 

Christ. Burlington, N.C, 

First Union National Bank 

Dr, & Mrs. Walter L, Floyd 

Freed Foundation, Inc, 

Mr, lohn L, Frye 

Hon, & Mrs. Eugene A. Cordon 

Mr, Eddie Allen Cray 

Mr. & Mrs. Shernll C. Hall 

Hamilton Officers Wives Club 

Hantord Brick Co., Inc. 

Mr. Harris L. Hendricks 

Mr. & Mrs. |ohn Hardy High Sr, 

Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. 

Mr. Ben T. Holden II 

Holland Christian Church, 

Suffolk. Va, 
Mr. & Mrs. Sam H. Huffstetler Sr. 
Mr. & Mrs- Cordon Pannill Hurley 
International Business 

Machines Co. 
Mr. Archie G. Israel 
t & I Corrugated Box Corp, 
Ms. Patricia C. lennings 
Df. Leslie Donald Johnson 
Dr. & Mrs. James William 

Mr. & Mrs. Odell H. King 
Miss Camille Kivette 
Kiwanis Education Fund, Inc. 
Levi Strauss Foundation 
Ms, Ikey Tarleton Little 
Lynnhaven Colony UCC, 

Virginia Beach, Va, 
Mrs. Winona Morris Madren 
Dr, & Mrs, Paul F, Maness 
Hon, William H. Maness 
Martin Marietta Philanthropic 

Mary Duke Biddle Foundation 
Mrs, Florence B. Matkins 
Mr. lohn 2, McBrayer 
Mr. & Mrs, C. Almon Mclver 
Mr. & Mrs. C. C. McNeely Ir 
Miami Beach Community Church, 

Miami Beach, Fl, 
Mr. & Mrs. Calvin A. Michaels 
Mr, Frederick H, Miller 
Ms, Virginia Lee Miller 
Rev, & Mrs, H, Reid Montgomery 
Myers-Ti-Caro Foundation, Inc. 
N, C- Lions Association 

for the Blind 
Nonhwestern Bank 
Mr. Claude C Pardue 
Mr. & Mrs, 1, Rankin Parks III 
Mr, 8. Mrs. Ray F. Patlon 
Peace United Church of Christ. 

Greensboro, NC. 
Percy B. Ferebee Endowment 

Mr. & Mrs, Lindsey Jackson 

Perry Ir. 
Philip Morris Inc 
Mr, & Mrs, Paul C. Plybon 
Mr. Horace C. Powell 
Dr, & Mrs, Rex G. Powell 
Presser Foundation 
Drs. S.E.C. & Mary Ellen Priestley 
Prudential Insurance Company 

of America 
R. H. Barringer Distributing 

Co., Inc, 
Df. & Mrs, lapheth E. Rawls, Jr, 
Mr. & Mrs, Howard R, 

Richardson |r. 
Rotary International 
Mf, & Mrs, Francis Saul 
Mr & Mrs, Dodson R Schenck 
Sears-Roebuck Foundation 
Shell Companies Foundation, Inc 
Shiloh UCC, Faith, NC, 
Showell Farms, Inc. 
Sigmund Sternberger Foundation 
Ms. Sylvia E, Sims 
Mr, Richard C, Sneed Jr 
Mr. & Mrs, John W. Sparks 

Si, Mark's Reformed Church, 

Burlington, N,C. 
St, Paul's Church Home 
Suffolk Christian Church, 

Suffolk, Va, 
Dr. Barbara McCauley Tapscott 
Dr. & Mrs. Allen D. Tale Jr 
Universal Leaf Tobacco Company 
Mrs, Thyra Wright Vestal 
W. E. Love & Associates, Inc. 
Mr, & Mrs. Zac T. Walker III 
Mr. & Mrs. C. Max Ward 
Mr. & Mrs. lohn H. Whillatch Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. George R. Whitley 
Windsor Congregational Christian 

Church, Windsor, Va. 
Mr. & Mrs. C. Carl Woods )r. 
Mr. & Mrs. Fred W. Yarbrough 
Dr. & Mrs. 1. Fred Young 
Youths' Friends Association 



American Business Women's 

Assoc, Caswell Chapter 
American Business Women's 

Assoc. .Crescent Chapter 
Anderson-Wells Marble 8. Tile 
Or. & Mrs. William J, Andes 
Or, & Mrs, William C. Aycock 
Bassett Salesman Mem.Fd.Agi. 
Mr. & Mrs. C, Conway Bayliff Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs, Tom E. Boney 
Mr. & Mrs, Charles |. Bossong 
Mr. & Mrs. John W. Boyle Jr. 
Ms. Charlesana Briggs 
Brown Wooten Mills Inc 
Mr. & Mrs. Chester Walton 

Burgess III 
Burlington Chemical Co., Inc, 
Burlington Woman's Club, Inc. 
Mr, Edward Burwell 
Mr, George Burwell 
Or, John L, Cameron 
Mr, & Mrs, Dexter M, Campbell 
Gary C, Boshamer Foundation. 

Mr, & Mrs. Thomas E, Chandler 
Df, Carole F Chase 
Dr, &Mfs. Paul H. Cheek 
Church of Wide Fellowship. 

Southern Pines. N.C, 
Mr, Nick Collins 
Cooper Wood Products 

Foundation, Inc, 
Mr, & Mrs, R. E, Corbett 
Damascus Congregational Chris- 
tian Church. Chapel Hill. N.C, 
Mr, & Mrs, Sigmund S, Davidson 
Dr. Robert W, Delp 
Mr, & Mrs, William R. Deven 
Mr. & Mrs, Dwighl Lynwood 

Dillon Jr, 
Ms, Ian Donahue 
Dresser Harbison Foundation. Inc, 
Driver Rurilan Club 
Mrs, Kathleen Bryan Edwards 
Mr, & Mrs, Delos M, Elder Sr, 
Dr, James Perry Elder Jr. 
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. 
First Christian United Church of 

Christ. Burlington, N.C 
Mr. & Mrs. Waller O, Fonville 
Dr. & Mrs. William M. Fulgham 
Ml. & Mrs. A. Roger Gibbs 
Mr. & Mrs. Emery K. Gilliam 
Ms. Barbara Gorman 
Graham Rotary Club 
Grand Chapter of Virginia, Order 

of the Eastern Star 
Mr, & Mrs. W. R. Cuffey 
Hank's Chapel Church, 

Pittsboro, N.C. 
Mr. & Mrs. Roy H. Harris 
Ms, Shirley Harrison 
Mrs. Mary Briggs Haskell 
Mrs. Lula Browne Helvenston 
Mr. & Mrs. David T. Hix 
Mr. & Mrs. 0. Lewis Holt 
Mrs. losie Loy Huey 
Mr Clate F Huffman 
Huffman Oil Co., Inc 
Mr, & Mrs. S Carlysle Isley 
lohn Ghavis Alumni Association 
Dr lohn Paul Jones 
Kappa Sigma Fraternity 
Rev, Donald L. Kirkbride 
Labels Inc. 

Mr. & Mrs. lohn N. Landi 
Mr lerry E Lea 
Mr. & Mrs. William J. Leath 
Mr. & Mrs. Wilkes E. Lowe |r, 
Mr. Frank Randolph Lyon III 
Mr. George W. Macon Jr 
Marley Company 
Dr, & Mrs. John Michael Marr 
Mr, & Mrs, Gary R, Matlock 
Mr. & Mrs. C. V. May Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. D- Marsh McLelland 
Mebane United Methodist Church, 

Mebane, N.C. 
Mr. & Mrs. Glenn R. Milter 
Monarch Hosiery Mills Inc 
Dr, & Mrs lames A, Moncure 
Mr, Samuel Bascom Moore 
Mr, & Mrs, Clementh E, Moser 
Mr, Ocie Eraser Murray Ir 
Mr, & Mrs. Harvey R, Newlin 
Mr. David Hall Newton 
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph W. Norwood 
Ocean City High School 
Dr. G, Melvin Palmer 
Paul's Chapel United Church of 

Christ, Lexington, N.C, 
Mr. Richard Ernest Pugh 
Purchasing Management Asso- 

ciation/Carolina-Virginia, Inc. 
Mr, T, Scott Quakenbush 
R, I.Reynolds Industries, Inc. 
Rego Company 

Ridgewood High Sch.H,&S. Assoc. 
Mr. & Mrs. William H. Riner 
Mr. & Mrs. J. Hinton Rountree 
Dr. & Mrs. Martin L. Shotzberger 
Dr. & Mrs. W. W. Sloan 
Smith Family Memorial 


Dr. & Mrs. Walstein W. Snyder 
Sonoco Products Company 
Sophia K Reeves Foundation 

Dr, & Mrs. John G. Sullivan 
Mr. Charles L. Sweeney 
Mr, & Mrs, Lowell L. Thomas 
Times Holiday Basketball Festival 
Dr, & Mrs, lerry R, Tolley 
Tomahawk Ruritan Club 
Drs, Carole W & George W, 

Mr, & Mrs. Barney A, Tucker 
Union Camp Corporation 
Union Carbide Corporation 
Mr. & Mrs, Stephen L. Upson 
Urbanna lunior Miss 
R/Adm. & Mrs. Edward K. 

Walker Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. George Mike Ward 
Or. & Mrs. Frederic T. Watts Jr. 
Wicomico County Board ol 

Mr. & Mrs, William L, Williams Jr, 
Winn-Dixie, Raleigh, Inc, 
Mr. Edwin Clifton Wright 111 
Mr. & Mrs, Mike York Sr. 



Mr, Herman N, Truilt 
Abbott Laboratories Fund 
Mr. & Mrs George Henry 

Adams Jr, 
Alamance Clinic For Women 
Mr, & Mrs. Mark R, Albertson 
Mr, & Mrs. Fred Albright 
Mr, & Mrs, J. Wesley Alexander 
Mr. & Mrs, Bruce C Allen 
Mr, Harvey Mebane Allen 
Mr, & Mrs, Lemuel Carl Allen Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. R. Reade Allen 
Mr. & Mrs. Noel Lee Allen 
Alpha Delta Kappa, Omicron 

Miss Margaret P. Alston 
Mr. & Mrs Robert F. Altmaier 
American Business Women. 

Caswell Chapter 
Mrs, Ann Lent? Ameen 
American-Standard Foundation 
Mr, & Mrs, Charles B Amos 
Mr, & Mrs. Paul Harry Amundsen 
Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Andrews 
Annedeen Hosiery Mills Inc. 
Mr. & .Mrs. Roger F. Anthony 
Mr. & Mrs. William T. Anton 
Apple,Bell, Johnson & Co.,P.A. 
Mrs. Mildred D, Argyle 
Mr. David |. Arnett 
Mr. & Mrs. J. Douglas Avent 
Mrs. Alva Sanders Ayers 
Baby Needs, Inc. 
Dr. William Dee Bailey 
Dr. & Mrs. Robert E. Balsley 
Bank America Foundation 
Mr. & Mrs. William H. Barbee 
Barclays American Corp, 
Mr, Billy Ray Baiger 
Df- C. Dean Barker 
Mr. & Mrs. Billy loe Bartlett 
Mr. Charles L. Bateman 
Dr. & Mrs Harold B. Bates 
Mr. & Mrs Barry Clinton Baucom 
Mf. & Mrs Hersel A, Beard Jr, 
Mr. Raymond Lynn Beck 
Beck's United Church of Christ, 

Lexington, N.C, 
Dr. & Mrs. Alfred L. Bell If. 
Bellsouth Corporation 
Mr. tarvis M. Bennett 
Bennen-Hockett Supply Co., Inc 
Mrs. Ralph A. Berry 
Mr. & Mrs. W. (ennings Berry Jr. 
Bethany United Church of Christ. 

Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Bethlehem Christian Church, 

Suffolk, Va. 
Bethlehem United Church of 

Christ, Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Bethlehem United Church of 

Christ, Burlington, N.C. 
Beveriy Hills United Church of 

Christ, Burlington, N.C, 
Mrs. Nancy L, Bischoff 
Dr, & Mrs. Robert G. Blake 
Mr. lohn William Blanchard 
Or, & Mrs, R. Lamar Bland 
Mrs. Mary Chandler Boal 
Mr. & Mrs. Harold 1. Bobo 
Mr. & Mrs. Nick B. Boddie 
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Bodnar 
Mrs, Judith Ingram Bohrer 
Mrs. Sally Higgins Boland 
Mr. Hubert F, Bolick 
Mr. R. Earl Bolick 
Mr. William Earl Bond Jr. 

August 1985 

Page 5A 

Mr, & Mrs. Henry M. Booke Sr, 
Rev. Daniel C. Boone 
Mr. Timothy Wood Boone 
Mrs. Lois McAdams Bosi 
Dr. & Mrs D. |. Bo^vden 
Mr. James C Bowen 
Rev. Thuiman F, Bowers 
Mr. John Edison BowJing 
Mr, lames RusseJJ Bowman Jr. 
Mr, Wayne E. Bowman 
Mrs. Delos While Boyer 
Mr. & Mrs. Mark F. Boyer 
Mr, F, Randolph Bradham Jr. 
Mr, & Mrs. Floyd B. Bradshaw |r 
Mr. & Mrs Elmer W, Braflofd 
Dr. & Mrs. David A. Bragg 
Mr. D, York Brannock Sr. 
Mr. Vernon Braxton 
Brenner Foundation, Inc. 
Brick United Church of Christ, 

Whitsett, N,C 
Mr, & Mrs. William Withaf Bride III 
Mr eddie C Bridges 
Mr. & Mrs. Howard L. Briggs Jr. 
Mr. lohn Briggs 
Mr. & Mrs. Paul F Briggs 
Mr. & Mrs. Lamar L, Briner 
Mr, & Mrs, C, Eugene Briltain 
Rev.& Mrs, Thomas H, Britton 
Broadview Middle Schoo' 
Or, & Mrs Wesley C, Brogan 
Mr. & Mrs lames C. Brooks 
Mr. & Mrs. James Lyall Brown Jr. 
Mr, & Mrs. Dwight D. Brown 
Mrs. Mabel Cheek Brown 
Mr, & Mrs. Jennings M. Bryan Jr. 
Mr, Edward Royal Buckner 
Bulla-Warren Tire Company,lnc 
Dr. & Mrs George Pleasant Bullock 
Mrs Jo Ellen Suter Burford 
Burlington Bag & Baggage, inc. 
Mr, T. Warren Burns 
Mr. & Mrs, Franklin C. Surris 
Mr. C. S. Burton Jr, 
Mr. John Edward Burtsche 
Mrs. Mary Leslie James Butler 
Mr. S, Page Bull 
C. B. Ellis Music Company, Inc. 
Mr, (erry Delane Cameron 
Mr, & Mrs lack Campbell 
Mr. & Mrs. George David Cannon 
Mrs. Tracy Lee Cannon 
Mr, & Mrs. Donald John Carlson 
Carolina Datsun. Inc, 
Carolina Power & Light Co. 
Mr. Berry Floyd Carothers 
Mr. J. AJben Carpenter 
Mrs. Alsie Barham Carr 
Mrs Anne Batis Carter 

Mr. Clarence Eugene Carter 
Miss Leslie Jean Carter 
Mr, & Mrs, |ohn Stuan Casey 
Mr. & Mrs, I, Kenneth Cassej 
Mr. Steven Caslura 
Caswell County Board of £d, 
Mr, Roscoe C, Causey 
Mr. Richard C, Cecil Jr. 
CeJanese Corporation 
Ceniel Carolina Pioneer Club 
Center LfCC-Liberly Congre- 
gational Church. Halifax, Va, 
Mr. G- Ruffin Chandler |r, 
Mr Robert D. Chandler 
Mr. O. Eldred Cherry 
Mr. Marly E, Chewning 
Mrs, Virginia Black Christian 
Miss lulia Lois Clem 
Miss Helen N, Clinedinst 
Mrs. Adrianne Clingan 
Miss Louise Turia Cobte 
Mr, & Mrs George Coffman 
Mr. Peler M Coghill 
Or. George W. Colclough 
Mrs, Sue Walls Colclough 
Mr, Stephen Reeves Cole Sr, 
Mr, Billy Glenn Coley 
Concord United Church of Christ, 

Elon College, N C 
Mr. Luther R. Conger |r. 
Congregational United Church of 

Christ, Greensboro. N.C. 
Conoco. Inc, 
Mrs. Mary K. Cook 
Mr, lames William Corbelt 
Mr R Fletcher Corbett 
Mr. John E. Corbitt Jr. 
Cdr, David A. Corey 
Corinth United Church of Christ, 

Hickory. N.C. 
CPC International, Inc. 
Craftique, Inc. 
Mrs. Sarah Maness Cramer 
Mr. Louis De Cazenove Crittenden 
Mrs. Alan W, Crosby 
Mr & Mrs, lames B. Crouch Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs, Dick M, Crum 
Cmdr & Mrs. Ho^vard C. Culbreth 
Mr Paul A. Cummings 
Prot. Edwin L. Daniel 
Dr. & Mrs, lames Earl Danieley 
Dr. James Addison Davis 
Mrs, Laverne Brady Davis 
Dr. & Mrs Gilbert F, DeBiasI 
Deloitte Haskins & Sells 

Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Alpha 
Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Omega 
Mr. Jack C Demetree 

The Holmes Endowment Fund: 
Better Things through Chemistry 

In the late 1930's, Tommy Holmes from Snow Hill was an 
outstanding chemlsty student in the Elon College classroom of 
Dr, Ned Brannock. 

Today, G. Thomas Holmes is a retired executive of the 
Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) and a member of the 
Elon College Board of Trustees. 

Holmes, as have so many other Elon grads, built upon the 
sound and creditable preparation he received in a traditionally 
strong program for a highly successful career as a chemical 
engineer. That solid foundation helped propel him into the top 
echelons of one of America's largest firms. 

Now, through the G, Thomas Homes and Gladys Wright 
Holmes Endowment for Chemistry with a funding of $75,000, 
that department will be better equipped than ever for preparing 
chemistry majors who plan to pursue graduate studies or who 
seek to enter the workforce. 

Income from the endowment becomes available for use for the 
first time during the 1985-86 academic year. According to terms 
of the endowment, income will be used at the discretion of the 
department to prepare pre-engineering students for admittance 
to professional engineering schools. Any funds not spent for 
those purposes will revert to the endowment principal. 

According to Dr. ). Earl Danieley, Thomas E, Powell, jr.. Pro- 
fessor, the money comes at a propitious time. 

'The cost of scientific equipment has increased very rapidly 
within the last few years," he said. "In the first place, there is 
much instrumentation considered essential in the undergraduate 
program which did not exist a few years ago. Equipment which 
has been standard in the laboratory for years now costs two to 
three times the prices of a few years ago," 

Further, Dr. Danieley continued, "College and universities are 
finding it difficult to underwrite the cost of all the needed equip- 
ment for work in the natural sciences. Elon is very fortunate to 
have (his endowment fund to supplement our other resources 
and to assist us in our efforts to provide modern, state-of-the-art 
equipment for our students." 

There are many ways Elon alumni can help their alma mater in 
the highly competitive field of education. The generosity of Tom- 
my Holmes, class of '39, and of Gladys Wright Holmes, class of 
'41, certainly enhances Elan's position for attracting quality 

Dendron Christian Church, 

Dendron. Va, 
Mr. & Mrs. James Steele Denton 
Mr, Alan Douglas DeRosa 
Mr, & Mrs. [ohn DtNapoli 
Dick Shirley Chevrolet, Inc. 
Mr, Fred I. Dickerson 
Mr. J. C, Dillingham 
Mr. Hiram Thomas Dillon 
Mr. & Mrs, David Kenneth 

Mr, J. Richard Dodson 
Mr, & Mrs. Larry M. Dofflemyer 
Mr. & Mrs. Richard H, Dolliver 
Mr. & Mrs. Gordon M. Dopp 
Mr & Mrs. O. Witcher Dudley III 
Mr, & Mrs, Herbert L Duff 
Duke Power Company 
Dr. Robert Ouley 
Mr. & Mrs. Gene Arnold Duncan 
Mr, & Mrs Alton T, Durham 
Mr. Orexel Gray Durham 
Mr.& Mrs Willard S. Earle 
Ed Alexander Fabrics, Inc. 
Eden N.C.A.E. 

Mr. & Mrs. Richard W. Edens 
Mr. Elmer Howard Edmonds Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. Walter W. Edmonds 
Mr. Alton Ferrol Edmondson Jr. 
Education Office Personnel 

Mr, lames Allen Edwards 
Mr, & Mrs. John Lee Edwards Jr. 
Mr, & Mrs. Nathaniel Macon 

Edwards 111 
Mr. & Mrs. Roy Hill Elgin 
Mrs. Florence Moore Ellenberg 
Dr. & Mrs. George J. Ellis |r. 
Mr. & Mrs William D. Ellis 
Mr. & Mrs William L Ellis Jr. 
Mrs Ruth M. Elmer 
Elon Chapter of MENC -773 
Elon College Facully & Staff 
Mrs. Barbara Z, Enloe 
Mr. George W. Etheridge 
Mr. & Mrs. Jesse W, Ethridge 
Mrs. Helen H, Euliss 
Fairlane, Inc. 

Mr & Mrs L. Nelson Falkner Sr 
Mr. James Michael Fargis 
Mr, & Mrs Robert David Ferrell 
Mr. Lester E. Fesmire 
Mr. Anthony J, Festa |r. 
Mrs. Elizabeth McCollum Fields 
Mr. & Mrs. Hugh M. Fields 
First Evangelical & Reformed 

Church, Asheboro, N.C, 
First Union National Bank 
First United Church of Christ, 
Winston-Salem, N,C, 

Mr & Mrs. Wesley L. Flake 
Ms. Betty Greene Flinchum 
Florida Conference of the United 

Church of Christ 
Mr, James H. Flynt 
Mrs. Louise S. Foley 
Mr. W. Harold Ford 
Mr. Sam B. Foushee |r. 
Mr. & Mrs. W. Tyrone Fowler 
Mr. & Mrs, Oscar B, Fowler |r. 
Mr. Arthur Leon Fox Jr. 
Dr Gerald L. Francis 
Rev. |oe A. French 
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Butler French 
Friends Of Phil Gates 
Fujitsu Microelectronics,lnc. 
Mr. & Mrs, Clayton Fulcher Jr, 
Mr. & Mrs, Ed, |, Cagnon 
Mr, & Mrs. Roger Cant Jr. 
Mr, & Mrs. Charles T. Gardner 
Mrs, Birdie Rowland Garren 
Dr & Mrs Nat W. Garrison 
Mrs. Beatrice Mason Gay 
Mr. Bobby |oe Caydon 
Dr, & Mrs. Philip J Gearing 
Mr. & Mrs Wallace W. Gee 
General Electric Foundation 
General Mills Foundation 
Dr. & Mrs. Dwight L. 

Mr. & Mrs. Harry S. George 
Mrs. Teresa Stanfield Gibson 
Mr. & Mrs. lay GiHiland 
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Mr, & Mrs. Bruce Frazier McCotter 
Mr. |oe H, Mclntyre 
Mr. & Mrs, C. Almon Mclver 
Melville Plastics.Inc, 
Mr Arnold E. Melvin 
Mrs. Eleanor D. Mewborn 
Mr. & Mrs. Charles H Michaux 
Mr. & Mrs. John F Mitchell 
Dr. & Mrs. lames A Moncure 
Rev. & Mri. H. Reid Montgomery 
Mr. Gary Howard Moon 
Mr John Homer Moon 
Dr Walter H. Moore 
Dr. C, Hunter Monde 
Mr. & Mrs, T. William 

Mornmgstat |r. 
Mr & Mrs. Daniel B Morrison Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. Sidney T. Moser Jr. 
NCNB Corporation Chanties 
Dr, & Mrs, |ohn U, Newman III 
Mr. & Mrs, William A Newnam 
Mr. & Mrs Ralph H Oxford 
Mr. Lindsey Philip Page 
Mr. John Porter Paisley Jr, 
Mrs- Lillian Harrell Pamplin 
Dr. & Mrs David Stuart Patterson 
Mr & Mrs John K. Patterson 
Mr & Mrs. Edward T Perkins 
Mr D. Sam Perry 
Mr. Bobby R. Peters 
Mr. Woodrow W Pitand 
Hon & Mrs H Richardson Preyer 
Mr. & Mrs. Jettrey Wayne Price 
Procle' & Gamble 
Mr, T, Scott Quakenbush 
Dr. R. D. Rao 
Dr, Rosalind R, Reichard 
Mr, & Mrs. Wesley B. Reynolds 
Mr & Mrs. Clay A. Rich 
Dr & Mrs. William G. Rich 
Mr William Lewis Robertson 
Mr. M Thomas Rodney 
Rogers Insurance Agency. Inc. 
Mr, James K. Rogers 
Mr. & Mrs. J. Hinton Rountree 
Mr, Wellington M. Saecker Sr. 
Mr, & Mrs. M. Judson Samuels 
Dr. & Mrs. Allen B. Sanders 
Mr. lames A. Scott 
Dr. & Mrs. Samuel E. Scott 
Mr. Thomas P. Sellars Jr. 
Mr. John Richard ShirJey 
ShoMner Industries Inc 
Mr. & Mrs. Melvin L. Shreves Jr. 
Mr, & Mrs. Robert W, Skinner 
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Lee Smith 
Mr. & Mrs. Russell Reams Smith |r. 
Mr. Richard C, Sneed )r. 
Mr, & Mrs, Keith Soliday 
Drs. ludith & Frank W. Spaeth 
Mrs Joyce £ Speas 
Dr & Mrs. Royall H, Spence Ji, 
Mr, Royall Herman Spence III 
Mr & Mrs. Charles T. Steele 
Mr, lames Scott Stevenson 
Mrs. Lucile C, Stone 

Mr. & Mrs. Clittord A, Strimple 

Mr, Philip D. Stuart 

Mr. M. Garland Talton Jr. 

Dr. George A. Taylor 

Mr Roby £, Taylor 

Mr. Shea Lynn Teague 

Mr, Douglas D Tennis 

Mr. & Mrs. William B, Terrell 

Mr. C- Avery Thomas |r, 

Mr. & Mrs. Raymond L. Thomas 

Mr. Numa Reid Thompson 

Mr. & Mrs. Lonnie Tingen 

Mr. lohn Z. Touloupas 

Drs. George & Carole Troxler 

Mrs. Adelia Jones Truilt 

Chaplain & Mrs. John G. Truilt Jr, 

Mr. 8. Mrs, George M. Tucket 

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Edward Utz 

Volunteer Hosiery Inc 

Wachovia Bank S. Trust Company 

Mr. Stephen E. Walker 

Mrs, Jane Lavin Walser 

Mr Jimmy E Ward 

Mr, & Mrs. W, Dace Ward 

Mr. Danny Eugene Watson 

Dr. & Mrs. Frederic T. Watts |r, 

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Weavil 

Mr. Floyd E West 

Mr, & Mrs, David W, Westcoit 

Dr. & Mrs, M Christopher White 

Mr & Mrs, (ohn C, Whitesell 

Mr, Cecil Grayson Whilt 

Mr James B, Widenhouse 

Mr & Mrs, Michael L Wilburn 

Mr & Mrs. William L, Williams |r. 

Mr. Elmer I, Williamson 

Mr C, Carl Woods Jr 

Mr. Stephen Michael Yost 

Dr & Mrs, J, Fred Young 

Mr. & Mrs. Hilton L. Yow 


$25 - $99 

Mr lames M. Abbitt 

Alley, Williams.Carmen & King 

American-Standard Foundation 

Mr, lohn W, Archer 

Dr, George W Armfield III 

Mr & Mrs, Howard Franklin Arner 

Mr & Mrs. Delmer D, Atkinson 

Mr Rodney Aulbert 

B.A Sellars Depi. Store 

Mr, & Mrs. Robert L, Bangley 

Mr & Mrs. M, C. Barbee |t 

Mr Larry E, Barnes 

R/Adm, & Mrs, Winford W, Barrow 

Dr, Laurence A. Basirico 

Bateman & Stedman, P-A. 

Or & Mrs. Harold B. Bales 

Mrs. Theresa Ireland Baxter 

Mr. Iimmy Holt Bell 

Mr. Bennie lay Benton 

Mr. Cuyler Best 

Mrs Wesdelle M. Birdsong 

Dr. & Mrs. lohn P. Blake 

Mr. & Mrs. Jerel T. Boone 

Ms. Marsha Ann Boone 

Mr, William Ambrose Bowes 

Mr. David C. Bowman 

Mr, & Mrs, Elbert H Bradberry 

Mr. & Mrs, Gilmer C. Brande 

Mr, Alan Lee Breed 

Mr, Archie Bngman 

Mr Herbert A. Brooks 

Mr, Maurice C, Brosky 

Buchanan Chevrolet, Inc. 

Mr, Larry Lloyd Bulla 

Miss Mary Ridley Burgvv-yn 

Burlington Motors, Inc, 

Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Butler 

Mr, & Mrs. Stanley E, Butler 

Ms, Martha Ann Cailas 

Mrs. Gail Wachler Camp 

Mr. & Mrs, George D, Cannon 

Mr, Alfred I, Capuano 

Carolina Cottage Crafts 

Carolina Paper Box Company 

Mr. William Alexander Carrington |i 

Mr. & Mrs, Stewart T, Cass 

Mr, & Mrs, Paul E, Causey 

Central Carolina Bank 

Mr, Colen W. Chandler 

Dr. George P. Chandler 

Dr- & Mrs. Wallace L. Chandler 

Mrs. Ruth Trent Chapman 

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur W, Chenault 

Chisholm Service, Inc. 

Mr. Hugh Elmore Cilty 

Clapp Furniture Co 

Mr, (. Randal Clapp 

Mr. lohn Braxton Clark 

Mr. Frederick T, Claytor 

Miss Julia Lois Clem 

Mr. & Mrs. Charles S. Click 

Coca-Cola Bottling Co./Durham 

Mr. & Mrs. Eugene R. Cocke 

Mr. & Mrs. James B. Cocke 

Mr. Clinton Douglas Collins Jr, 

Mr, Kenneth Kipling Cook 

Mr, & Mrs, Clyde E. Corbett 

County Motor Company 

Mr. Brodie C. Covington 

Mr. |. Fabin Covington 

Mr. & Mrs. R. L. Cox |r 

Mr Maurice M, Craft Jr 

Dr. William M, Crouch 

Cutting Board 

Mr. & Mrs. John D. Oalcin |r. 

Mr- & Mrs. David A. Garden 

Dr, lack B, Davis 

Dr, lames A. Davis 

Mr, William Warren Day 

Mr, Keith Lawrence Decker 

Mr, Robert Halsiead Deford ill 

Mr. Joseph S. Delgais 

Mr, Thomas B, Deloache Jr 

Mr Michael Anthony Deluise 

Mr. Herman E. Dickerson 

Digital Equipment Corp. 

Mr. & Mrs, loseph C. Disher |r. 

Mr. & Mrs John Donahue 

Ms, Barbara A. Dreyer 

Duncan Exxon Service Center 

Mr. Drexel Durham 

Mr. S. Mrs. George R. Ebinger 

Mr. & Mrs. Miles L Eckard 

Mr. & Mrs. Ted L. Edwards 

Mr. Wesley R Elmgburg 

Mr. Darius Vinson Ellenberg 

Dr, & Mrs. Robert N. Ellington 

Fairystone Fabrics 

Mr. Kenneth Faw 

Capt. Zenas Elbert Fearing |r. 

Rev. William T. Ferneyhough 

Mr. & Mrs. W. Richard Feroe 

Mr. Shawn Brendan Ferns 

First Federal Savings & Loan 

Mr. Edward Thomas Fitzgerald 

Ms. Virginia Flanagan 

Mr & Mrs. Howard S. Fogleman 

Mr & Mrs W A, Fogleman 

Ford Motor Company Fund 

Mr & Mrs. Charles Lenwood 

Foster [r 
Mr Lester A Foster 
Mr. & Mrs Spencer F, Foster |r 
Mr, Arthur F, Fowler |r 
Mr, & Mrs, Ray H Fowler 
Dr, Rhulon A. Fowler 
Mr, Charles Randolph Fralin 
Mr, William C, Frederick Jr, 
Mr, & Mrs. Lacey E Gane 
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Francis 

Garbarino Jr. 
Mr. 8. Mrs. Jack Gardner 
Mr. Ned Merriman Gauldin 
Mr. Clarence Willie Gee Jr. 
Mr. Robert F Gentry Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. George E, Gilbertson 
Mr. & Mrs. Charles C. Gilliam 
Mr. & Mrs, Frank E. Gilliam Jr. 
Mr. |. Wesley Gilliam 
Mr. lohn Morton Glenn Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs, Robert W. Glenn 
Dr. & Mrs. Alex F, Goley 
Mr, Clyde W. Gordon |r. 
Hon, & Mrs. Eugene A. Gordon 
Mr, Oscar B. Gorman 
Graham Savings & Loan Association 
Graham Sporting Goods 
Mr Britt L- Green 
Grover W. Moore Construction 
Mr. & Mrs. Richard C, Guile 
Miss Margaret Clarice Gunn 
Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Haley 
Mr. Thomas Eugene Hall Jr. 
Mrs. Mary Shaw Ham 
Mr. & Mrs. Zeb S Harrington 
Mr. Robert Edgar Harris |r. 
Dr. Wade Kelly Hams 
Mr. Bascom Kyle Harrison |r 
Mr. Joseph Allen Harrison 
Hawkins And Hawkins 
Mr. & Mrs. D. Swan Haworlh 
Dr. & Mrs. lames W. Hayes 
Mrs. Michele Skeens Hazel 
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas letfrey Hedrick 
Hemric, Hemric & Elder, PA 
Mr Les | Hiles 

Mr, & Mrs. Harold Webster Hill 
Mr, & Mrs. Walter L, Hobson Jr 
Mrs. Erwin £, Hodge 
Mr. Fred V. Hooper 
Mr, Daniel Albert Hoopes 
Mrs. Linda Cartledge Homey 
Mr, & Mrs. John C. Houser 
Dr. Virgil Howell 
Huey's Seafood, Inc, 
Huffman Oil Co , Inc 
Mr. Charles Wesley Hughes |r, 
Mr- & Mrs. Randy M. Hunley 
Mr, Clarence W. Hunter 
Dr- & Mrs. Alfred W- Hurst 
Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Lee Ingold Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. Albert |. fanssen 
Jeffreys Paint & Hardware Co. 
Jennings M. Bryan Agency, Inc. 
Mr. R. B. Jennings Jr. 
John Deere Company Foundation 
John Graves Sunday School Class 
Mrs. Carolyn Deluca Johnson 
Mr. Edward Lee lohnson II 
Mr, George Randall Johnson 
Mr, Samuel Arnold Johnson 

Mr. & Mrs. Tapley O lohnson 

Johnson Towel Service, Inc, 

Mr. & Mrs. Terry Clyde Johnston 

Ms, Barbara J. Jones 

Mr. & Mrs. Charles F lones 

Mr. & Mrs. Harold R Jones Jr, 

Mr Robert Simpson lones 

Mr & Mrs W. L. Jones 

Mr & Mrs, William T, Jones 

Mr, William C. Jones |r. 

Dr. & Mrs. G. Christopher Kakavas 

Mr. Gary Wayne Karriker 

Mrs. Mary Holland Kelley 

Kepley Auto Parts 

Kernodle Clinic. Inc. 

Mr Trent Moseley Kernodle 

Mr Al King 

King Electric Company, Inc, 

Mr. Craig George Kirtland 

Mr, & Mrs Ronald A. Klepcyk 

Mr. Rodger Karl Knapp 

Knit Wear Fabrics, Inc 

Mr, & Mrs, Michael Kozakewich 

Mr William Edward LaCosle 

Mr. & Mrs. John A Langerman 

Mr. Michael Thomas Langone 

Mr, Eugene S. Lankford 

Mr. Larry M. Lee 

Mrs. Linda Benson Lee 

Mr. Richard H Lee 

Rev Dr Edward W, W. Lewis 

Mr. & Mrs. Edmond H, Liles |r. 

Lindley Chemical, Inc. 

Mr John Little 

Mr Jack Patrick Locicero 

Dr & Mrs Eugene M, Long 

Mr. David lames Lundberg 

Mr. & Mrs. Don A. Maclnlyre 

Mr. & Mrs. James D Mackintosh 111 

Mr. William M. Mahaftey 

Mr. Charles Randall Maidon 

Mr & Mrs Bill R. Maness 

Ms Dons L Maney 

Mr. Ronald Lee Mann 

Dr. Victor £ Manliply 

Mr. & Mrs. Claude A Manzi 

Mr & Mrs Anthony J Markosky 

Mr, George Edgar Martin Jr 

Martin Marietta Corporation 

Massey Brothers Construction Co. 
Miss Donna N, Massey 
May Pharmacy 
Dr Virgil Robert May III 
Mr George L. McBane 
Mr, & Mrs, lames C. McClure Jr. 
Mr & Mrs. Carroll McDannold 
Mr, & Mrs, Timothy H, McDowell 
Mrs, Carolynn W. McCill 
Mr, & Mrs. Ronald D. Mclntyre . 
Dr, & Mrs, Michael T. McKee 
Dr. Owen Ray McKenzie 
Mr Herbert Wilson McKinstry |r. 
Mr. Robert F, McLean 
Mrs Connie Coward McNeal 
Mr. Harold G McRae 
Mebane Hosiery, Inc. 
Mr Charles E. Meeks Sr. 
Rev. Charles Dalton Melvin 
Mr & Mrs, James S. Melvin 
Meredith-Webb Printing Co,, Inc. 
Mr. Jeffrey Scott Michel 
Mr. Andrew Kent Midgette 
Mr. Fred Ramsey Midkitf |r. 
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Miller III 
Mr James Michael Mills 
Mr. Joseph Carl Minnis 
Mr. Ralph C, Mizelle Jr. 
Mobil Foundation. Inc. 
Mr. Michael H. Moffo 
Or C LeGrande Moody |r 
Mr & Mrs. Tracy Leon Moon 
Mrs Ruth L. Moore 
Dr. Saunders W. Moore 
Mr & Mrs. Tommy N. Moose Jr 
Mr & Mrs. Archie T, Morgan 
Ms, Kathryn Streeter Morgan 
Mr Ronald F, Morgan 
Mr Robert W. Morphis 
Morris Plan Industrial Bank 
Mr & Mrs. Buell Edward Moser Sr. 
Mr & Mrs William D. Moser 
Mr David Robert Mundy 
Mr. & Mrs. James M. Murray 
Dr. & Mrs. Alonzo H. Myers 
Miss Jacquelyn Mane Myers 
Mr & Mrs. Lewis A, Nance 
Dr. Joseph F. Newhall Jr. 
Newlin Hardware Co., Inc. 
Mr, & Mrs, Bobby Newton 
Mr. & Mrs, Steve W. Norman 
North Carolina National Bank 
Or Sally Ann O'Neill 
Mr. & Mrs. David W. Oakley 
Olympic Narrow Fabrics Co., Int. 
Mr, Randall Keith Overby 
Mr, & Mrs. Robert H. Palmer 
Mr, Douglas R. Pamplin 
Mr & Mrs, D. Earl Pardue Sr. 
Mr, & Mrs. Robert R, Pallon 
Mr. & Mrs. Donald L. Paulson Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. A, R. Perez 
Mr, Alan O'Neil Peters 
Mr, & Mrs. Otto W, Peyet 
Miss Ruth Ann Phillips 

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Dr, & Mrs. Eric W. Pittman 

Mr & Mrs. Boyd C, Roe 

Mr, & Mrs. Gary T. Pollock 

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas F, Pomer |r. 

Mr. & Mrs. York Dudley Poole III 

Pro-Forms & Systems, Inc. 

Professional Klean 

Dr. & Mrs, Brank Prolfitt 

Mr. & Mrs, Joseph C. Pulliam 

Quality Printers 

R. E, Boone Laundry & Cleaners 

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ratchford 

Dr, & Mrs. Japhelh E. Rawls Jr, 

Mr, & Mrs. Thomas E- Register 

Mr, Carroll Irvin Reid Jr, 

Mr. Randy Remi Reid 

Mr, James Harvey Renn |r. 

Mr, Claude M, Reynolds Sr. 

Richardson & Associates 

Rev, Dr. James Silas Ruter Jr. 

Mr. [ohn K, Roberts 

Mr, & Mrs, lerry R. Robertson 

Mr William Fowler Robey Jr, 

Mr. & Mrs, Louis F. Roshelli 

Mr. & Mrs, R, Keith Rumbley 

Dr. & Mrs, Daniel P. Ryskiewich 

Mr, Robert L. Saffelle |r. 

Sam W Moore & Associates 

Mr & Mrs. Bennett B, Sapp 

Mr, & Mrs. Thomas C. Schaefer 

Mr, & Mrs, George T. Schaetfer 

Mr, & Mrs. Walter W. Scott 

Mr, Frank Gregory Seel 

LCdr, Louise W, Sharp 

Mr, H. Stanley Sharpe 11 

Mr, & Mrs. k'chard K. Sharpe 

Mr, R. Judd Sherman 

Drs. Ronald & lo Ann Sherron 

Mr Richard L, Shoe 

Mr. Michael Carson Shoffner 

Dr. & Mrs. Martin L. Shotzberger 

Dr. Richard Bowers Simpson 

Mr Roger L. Sims 

Mr. J. Lovvry Sinclair III 

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas K. Skeen 

Mr. Howard Conway Smith 

Mr. lames Hoke Smith 

Mr & Mrs. Jimmy M. Snow 

Somers-Pardue Agency, Inc. 

Mr. & Mrs. Gary F. Spitler 

Sportline Of Hilton Head, Ltd. 

Stadler's Country Hams. Inc. 

Stan's Market 

Mr. George T, Stanley 

Mr. & Mrs, Robert J Stauffenberg 

Mr, Robert Watson Stevens 

Mr. & Mrs. Ronald H. Slokes 

Mr. N, Paige Stout 

Mr. 8, Mrs. Charlie H, Strigo 

Mr, & Mrs. Robert T, Strong 

Mr. Phillip Hurley Sumner 

T R Telephone Systems of 

T S Designs. Inc, 
Major James Roscoe Taylor 
Mr, 8, Mrs. Ronald K. Teague 
The Added Touch 
The Tire Center 
Mr. C, J. Thomas 
Mr. James Merrill Thomas 
Mr. Danny Sylvester Thompson 
Mr, Forest Walker Thompson 
Today s Office 
Mr. Charles R. Tolley 
Dr, & Mrs, Jerry R. Tolley 
Mr. & Mrs, Ernest Laulu Tootoo 
Mr. Lawrence John Trautwein 
Mr, Emilu John Troppoli 
Unichem, Inc. 
Mr. John Wilson Unsworth 
Mr, Gary R. Van Dam 
Mr, & Mrs. Charles A VanLear Ml 
Dr. 4 Mrs. William W. Vaught Jr, 
Mr. & Mrs, John H. Vernon Jr, 
Mr & Mrs, Robert R. Vesseliza 
Mr. & Mrs. James W, Wade 
Rev. James M, Waggoner 
Mr. & Mrs. D |. Walker Jr. 
R/Adm, & Mrs. Edward K, 

Walker Jr. 
Mr. John Robert Walker 
Mr, Woodrow A. Wall Sr. 
Mrs. Kaihenne Wilson Walls 
Mr. Mark A. Ward 
Mr. & Mrs. Norman B. Waters 
Rev, & Mrs. Randy Wellford 
Mr. Grady Joseph Wheeler Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. White 
Mr, Milton G, Wicker 
Mr. Dan Gordon Williamson 
Mr, & Mrs. Kyle D, Wills 
Wimbish Insurance Agency. Inc, 
Mr. Bill Joe Winstead 
Mr. George Turner Winston Jr. 
Mr, J, Lewis Winston 
Mr. Frank Downing Wiseman 
Mr, & Mrs, Albert E. Wolfe 
Mr. David Shiel Wood 
Mr. C. Wayne York 
Mr, Clinton Wayne York Jr, 
Mr, Richard Charles Youmans 
Mr, & Mrs- James Marvin Young 
Ms, S. Kay Yow 
Zacks Restaurant 
Mr, & Mrs. W, J Zalloukal Jr 

The Magazine of Elon 


This report covers the period June 1, 1984 through May 
31, 1985. The following Mst contains the names of all 
donors to the college during this period. 

Any errors or omissions in the report are accidental. 
Readers are asked to bring errors and omissions to the 
attention of the college by writing the Office of Develop- 
ment, Elon College-Box 2116, Elon College, N.C. 
27244-2010 or by calling (919) 584-2382. 


Df. Wallace L, Chandler 

D(. Wallet Lawrence Floyd 

Mrs. Nancy Newman Fulgham 

Mr. Roger Cant Jr. 

Df, Clyde W. Cordon Sr, 

Mr, SherrJil C. Hall 

Mrs. Lula Browne Helvenslon 

The Hon. Richard |. Holland 

Mr George Thomas Holmes Jr. 

Dr R. Leroy Howell 

Mr Maurice N, lenoings 

Dr. [ohn Robert Ketnodle 

Mr. Ernesi A, Koury Sr. 

Mr. lames H, McEwen |r 

Ms- Otane Elizabeth McSheehy 

Dr. C. Melvin Palmer 

Mr, Woodfow W, Piland 

Dr, lames B. Powell 

Dr. Rex C Powell 

Dr. Thomas E, Powell III 

Mrs. Emily Harris Preyer 

Or laphelh E, Rawls |r 

Mr |, Hinton Rountree 

Dr Rollin O Russell 

The Hon. Ralph H. Scott 

Dr. Samuel E. Scott 

Mr, I, Harold Smith 

Dr. Royall H. Spence Ir, 

Dr. W. Millard Sievens 

Mr. A. C. Thompson 

Mr. C. Man Ward 

Ms. Mary Elizabeth Watson 

Mrs. Frances Chandler Wilkins 


Mr, Noel Lee Allen 

Mr, Larry A. Alley 

Mr. Waller Haldane Bass III 

Mr, Allen V. Beck |r, 

Mr Stewan T Cass 

Mr. Thomas £ Chandler 

Mr. Marvin H. Comer 

Mrs, Alyse Smith Cooper 

Dr M Cade Covington 

Mr Sigmund Sholom Davidson 

Mr. William H. Duncan 

Mrs. Frances Turner Fonville 

Mr, Tom C, Hassel 

Mr. Ralph M. Holl |r. 

Miss Marjorie Rose Hunter 

Mr, ). Elmo Jones 

Mr, lohn N, Landi 

Mr, Jack R. Lindley 

Mr, James Thomas Lindley 

Mrs. Anne Rounlree Lineweaver 

Dr, Philip Rogers Mann 

Mf, lames W. Maynard 

Mr. John Z- McBrayer 

Mr. C. Almon Mclver 

Ms. Carolyn D. Mewborn 

Mrs. 0- Baker Morrison 

Mrs, Maxine H. O'Kelley 

Mr. David E, Pardue |r. 

Or Samuel C. Powell 

Mr. William C. Powell 

Mf. C. Avery Thomas Jr. 


49% Participation 

Class of 1910 
100% Participation 

Mr C- F Best 

Class of 1911 
100% Participation 

Class of 1913 
50% Participation 

Mrs. Annie Bsgwell Johnson 

Class of 1914 
50% Participation 

Mrs Emma Holland (ones 

Class of 1915 
50% Participation 

Mrs. Beatrice Mason Cay 

Class of 1917 
50% Participation 

Mr Ira R. Gunn 

Mr, Garland F. Huffman Sr. 

Mrs. Mamie lohnston Huffman 

Class of 1918 
44% Participation 

Mrs, Blanche Thomas Barefoot 

Mrs, Albeda Boone Harrell 

Rev Fletcher C. Lester 

Rev, W, L. Maness 

Mr J, Ear! Massey 

Mrs, Gertrude Michael Salmons 

Class of 1919 
36% Participation 

Mr L. R, Cox 

Mrs. Eihel Burkhead Craven 

Mrs. Annie Raper Martin 

Rev. |. F. Minnis 

Mr. Thorist F. Murphy 

Dr. T. E. Powell |r. 

Class of 1920 
42% Participation 

Mis Kate Marley Henson 

Mr Henry B. Marley 

Mrs, Mary Atkinson McCardell 

Dr. Earl E. Sechriest 

Mrs, Vivian Cecil Underwood 

Class of 1921 
21% Participation 

Prof. F. Holl Hunter 
Mr, Marvin C, Terrell 
Mrs. Vera Mae Parker Wessells 

Class of 1922 
31% Participation 

Mr. Roscoe C. Causey 
Mr, Oscar B. Gorman 
Dr John D. Messick 
Mrs. Lula Cannon Raper 
Mr. Claude L, Walker 

Class of 1923 
29% Participation 

Aliss Lizzie Grey Chandler 
Mrs, Nonnie Bailey Floyd 
Mrs. Mary Holland Kelley 
Mrs. Grace McElroy Rainey 
Mr, Herbert Scholz |r. 

Class of 1924 

63 7o Participation 

Mrs. Mary Stryker Belts 

Mrs, Mabel Cheek Brown 

Dr Isabella Walton Cannon 

Mrs. Sarah Carter Ernst 

Mr Lester E. Fesmire 

Rev Archie H Hook 

Mrs Nannie Aldridge Hooper 

Mrs, Mary Lawrence Mackintosh 

Mr, |. Mark McAdams 

Mrs. Opal Howell McLin 

Mrs. Delia Gotten ScotI 

Mrs. Drusilla Dofflemyer Voorhees 

Mr, John C. Whitesell 

Mrs. Madge Moffill Whitesell 

Class of 1925 
67% Participation 

Mr. D. York Brannock Sr. 

Miss Thelma Gates 

Rev. Ferry L. Gibbs 

Mrs. Rose Howell Holder 

Mr. Odell H. King 

Mrs. Kate Sirader McAdams 

Mrs. Hallie Stanfield Millet 

Mrs, Lillian Harrell Pamplin 

Mr. D. Sam Perry 

Mrs. Frankye Marshall Rayburn 

Miss Margaret Lane Rowland 

Mrs Dewell Moore Simpson 

Mr. William 8. Terrell 

Mrs. Dorothy Lowe Whitman 

Class of 1926 
57% Participation 

Mrs, Lyde Bingham Auman 

Mr, John E, Corbitt |r. 

Rev. James P Davis 

Dr, Clyde W, Gordon Sr. 

Mr, I. Lawrence Hiatt 

Miss Lillie B, Home 

Mrs, Mabel Wrighl Home 

Mr. L, M, Kearns Jr 

Mrs, Adelia Jones Truiit 

Mrs, Rita Rolhgeb White 

Mr, Milton C. Wicker 

Mrs. Ruth Crawford Wilkinson 

Class of 1927 
55% Participation 

Mrs, Nannie Dunn Abell 
Mr. Dwight L. fieougher 
Mr. Bruce Bowlin 
Mr, Vaughn Bowlin 
Dr Willard 5- Cardwell 
Mrs. Hazel Auman Crews 
Mrs. Agnes Judd Currin 
Elizabeth McCollum Fields 
Mr. Rudy Moore Fonville 
Mr, Britt L. Green 
Mr, William L. Haslett 
Mr, A, fi. lohnson 

Dr. Darden W lones 
Rev O, C Loy 
Mr. Glenn R, Millet 
Rev, Dwight M Spence 
Mrs, Thelma Taylor Wheeler 

Class of 1928 
60% Participation 

Mrs. Lucy Dick Seaty ■' 

Dr, Richie E, Brittle 

Mr. lames Vance. Burgess Sr. 

Miss Julia Lois Clem 

Mrs. Frances Turner Fonville 

Mr, Arthur F. Fowler |r. 

Rev. Joe A. French 

Mrs. Ethel Huffines Gerringer 

Mrs. Emma Morgan Cibbuney 

Mrs. Esther Brookshire Hammond 

Mrs. Elsie Jones Hialt 

Mrs. Alberta Atkinson McNeill 

Rev. L. V, McPherson 

Mrs, Rulh Kimball Milling 

Miss Caroline E. Powell 

Mrs, Ruby Braxton Simpson 

Mrs, Mabel Alexander Sinclair 

Miss Fleda E. Summers 

Mrs Georgia Amick Thompson 

Mrs Mabel Michael Thompson 

Mrs Myrtle Holt Turner 

Mr, John Robert Walker 

Mr, James Eugene Walts 

Mrs, Minnie lohnston Wilson 

Class of 1929 

56% Participation 

Mrs, Lillian Walker Boswell 

Mrs, Madge Green Brinson 

Mrs. Mary Stewart Cass 

Mr, L, Russell Gather 

Mr, Romie C. Davis 

Mrs. Birdie Rowland Carren 

Mrs. Lucille Cecil lohnson 

Mr. Dace W. lones 

Mrs. Clara Underwood Kelly 

Mr, W Phalli Lawrence 

Mr, Allan W. Laxton 

Mrs. Hattie McKinney Ledbetter 

Mrs. Marian Nalle Martin 

Mr. Marion A. Nethery 

Mrs. Gladys Spoon Palion 

Mr, G, Everett Ring 

Dr. David W. Shepherd 

Mr, Elwood M Smith 

Mrs Lucille Mulholland Smith 

Mr. C I. Thomas 

Mrs. Lillian Shoftner Trogdon 

Mrs lewel Truiit Van Cleave 

Mr. lohn W. Vanhook 

Mrs. Gladys Simpson Vickers 

Mr Royall P, Watson 

Mr. Glenn F Womble 

Mrs Ruby Huffines Wynck 

Class of 1930 
47% Participation 

Mr. Delos M Elder, Sr, 

Mrs, Dunlap Freeman 

Miss Margaret Clarice Gunn 

Mrs. Elizabeth Harden Hardesly 

Mrs losie Loy Huey 

Mr Edward F, Iseley 

Mr, Sidney F lackson 

Dr. Brock Darden Jones |r. 

Mrs Ruth Alenander Lawrence 

Mrs. Winona Morris Madren 

Mr. Paul Reed Magee 

Mrs. Alma Kimball Mayfield 

Mr. Melvm O, Wynck 

Mr Guy Aytch 'H' York 

Closs of 1931 
42% Participation 

Miss Clarice R, Albright 

Mr. W. T, Beaty 

Mrs, Lois McAdams BosI 

Mrs, Sue Watts Colclough 

Mrs, Sadie Gunler Ennis 

Mrs. Gladys White Freeman 

Mrs. Louise Johnston Harden 

Mr, Zeb S, Harrington 

Mrs, Martha Nelhery Johnson 

Mr. John Millon Lowry 

Mr, Bernice H. MtCarn 

Mrs, Madeline Nicholson Parsons 

Mrs. Ollie Burgess Rich 

Mrs. Clara Sharpe Rounlree 

Miss Genie Alma Rudd 

Mrs, Vyzelle Denson See 

Mrs, Mary Jones Stephenson 

Mrs, Thyra Wright Vestal 

Mr, Levi P. Wilkins 

Miss Dorothy Virginia Williams 

Mrs, Eugenia Green Wilson 

Class of 1932 . 
44% Participation 

Mr, j. Burch Blaylock 

Mrs, Lois McFarland Caddell 

Mr. lames William Corbett 

Mrs, Rena Iseley Dameley 

Mr, Fred I Dickerson 

Mr, Kenzie 6 Dotflemyer 

Mrs, Frances Aldridge Gilliam 

Mr Harrison Goodman 

Mrs Beulah Coble Guthrie 

Mrs Grace Wright Harrington 

Mr. Crover E Hoit 

Mrs Annie Mae Patterson Kinney 

Mr, Robert W. Morphis 

Mr I. Rankin Parks III 

Mrs, Virginia Lineberger Rogers 

Dr, Roy E Rollins 

Mrs. Evelyn Richardson Sasnetl 

Mr H, Harris Sasnet 

Mr, Harrison Orbine Smith 

Mrs Larue Brann Smith 

Miss R. Ruth Smith 

Mrs. Flossie Holt Stokes 

Mr, Herman N, Truiit 

Mrs Mary Rudd Turner 

Dr William Redd Turner 

Mrs Dorothy Hunter Walker 

Mrs, Virginia Morion Walker 

Mrs, Mary Lineberger White 

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Class of 1933 
487o Participation 

Mrs. Maigaret Hinshaw Abernathy 

Mr. Rufus H, Abernathy 

Mr. Harvey Mebane Allen 

Mr. William Thomas Arthur 

Mrs. Sally Higgins Boland 

Mr. Willis C. Boland 

Mr. R Fletcher Corbell 

Mrs. Mildred Caff Con 

Mr. W. Harold Ford 

Mrs. Elizabeth Barney Cray 

Mrs. Lucy Caddell Hughes 

Mrs. Barbara Chase Key 

Rev. Carl R. Key 

Mis. Letfie )ones Lowe 

Ml. Wilkes E. Lowe |r. 

Mr. Carlvie T, McCloud 

Mrs. Mary Sue Rawls Parker 

Mrs. Edith Corbelt Powell 

Mr. I. Hinton Rounlree 

Miss Velma R. Sherron 

Mrs. Gladys Barber Tucker 

Mr. lohn C. Whilley 

Class of 1934 
52% Participation 

Mr. Russell W. Brannock 

Mrs. Elizabelh Stephens Bntt 

Mrs. Alsie Barham Carr 

Mr Tyrell R Caudill 

Mr. L. Conway Channmg 

Miss Helen N Clinedinst 

Mrs. Marjone jones Dilwonh 

Miss Margaret Edwards 

Mrs. Marietta Moore Everett 

Mrs. Oscie Matlock Class 

Mr. Staley P. Cordon 

Mr. Cordon P. Holt 

Mrs. Ins Albright Holt 

Mr Kenneth K. Hughes 

Rev. F, Ervin Hyde 

Dr. Robert M, Kimball 

Mr. Walter C. Latham 

Mrs, Patricia Holden Leete 

Mr, Frederick H. Miller 

Dr. C, Fletcher Moore 

Mrs. Chfisline Yarbrough Robinson 

Mrs, Margaret Boland Shields 

Mrs. Annie Clay Starke 

Mrs. Sybil Alexander Taggan 

Mrs. Marguerite Harris Waters 

Mr, Norman B. Waters 

Mrs. Bertha Bell Weston 

Rev. E, Len Weston 

Mrs. Frances Chandler Wilkins 

Class of 1935 
47% Participation 

Dr, William J. Andes 

Mrs, Mary Slackhouse Briggs 

Mrs. Virginia Black Christian 

Mrs. Margaret Kelbaugh Ferguson 

Mr. Roy L, Hams 

Mrs. Minnie DoMiemyer Hensley 

Mr, Ben T, Holden II 

Mrs. Charlotte Mathews Hopewell 

Mrs. Mary Isley lones 

Dr. lohn Robert Kernodle 

Rev. Roben M Man 

Mrs. Crace Murray Newton 

Or (aphelh E, Rawis |r 

Mr, Robert C, Rollins Sr, 

Mrs. Nell Harrington Shaw 

Miss Delia Sorrell 

Mr, Hal Huntley Watts 

Mrs. Erma Lloyd Wilkms 

Mr. Alton Reid Williams 

Mr. Mike York Sr. 

Class of 1936 
52% Participation 

Mr, Donald C. Auman 

Miss Louise Tuna Coble 

Mrs. OIlie DeMoss Dahl 

Mrs. Esther Hoppenstedl DeVictoria 

Mr. Howard S. Cordon 

Rev A. Lanson Granger )r. 

Mr. Charles W. Holmes 

Mr. Chester A. Hughes 

Mr. B Ross Ingram 

Mrs. Esther Cole Kernodle 

Mr. C. Almon Mclver 

Rev. (. Everette Neese 

Mrs. )essie Cobb Newsome 

Mrs. Ethel Truilt Parks 

Dr. Manin Ritt 

Mr. Neil L. Senter 

Rev. Terrell M, Shoftner 
Mrs. Helen Barney Smilh 
Dr. W- MiHard Stevens 
Mrs. Elmina Rhodes Stokes 
Mr. George C. Taylor 
Mr. Emilu )ohn Troppoli 

Class of 1937 
72% Participation 

Mr, George C. Amick 

Mr. Wayne E. Bowman 

Mr. Paul F. Briggs 

Mrs. Hilda Healwole Brown 

Di. John L. Cameron 

Mrs. Florence Kivetle Childress 

Mr. I. Floyd Coble 

Mrs. Eloise lones Cowand 

Mr. lames Allen Edwards 

Mr. I. Holi Henderson 

Mr. Rainey E. Horner 

Mr. William C [ones 

Mr. Eugene S. Lankford 

Mrs, Margaret leffreys Leath 

Dr. Melvin M. Lilley 

Mrs. Pauline Oliver Lloyd 

Mr. William W. Loy 

Mrs, Marie Parker McKenzie 

Ll. Col. Sara K. Neese 

Rev. W. lunius Neese 

Mr. Leon S. Newman 

Mr. Wilburn E Newsome 

Mrs, Sue Galloway Owen 

Mr Woodfow W. Piland 

Df Luke W Query [r 

Mrs Louise Brendler Reed 

Miss Ins M, Rountree 

Mr, Clyde W Rudd St 

Mrs. Nancy Caddell Simonson 

Mrs. Laverne Ponerfield Skipper 

Mr. M. Garland Talton |i. 

Mrs. Marguerite Blackmon Vore 

Mrs, Kalhenne Wilson Walls 

Mrs, lane Lavin Walser 

Dr Daniel T Walts 

Mrs, Elizabeth Fowlkes White 

Mrs, Marcella Ackenhausen Wiley 

Mrs, Ins Shepherd Wingo 

Mrs. Martha Sutton York 

Class of 1938 
43% Participation 

Mr, lames M. AbbitI 

Mr. George S. Barnwell 

Mrs. Emmaline Rawls Bentley 

Mr. Vernon Braxton 

Mr, lames C. Brooks 

Mr. George L, Cameron |r. 

Or. Raymond G. Cannon 

Mr. Paul C. Cheek 

Mrs, Elizabeth Cray Ewell 

Mrs, Margaret Earp Friend 

Mrs, Mary Eaves Green 

Mr, William Bernice Hester 

Mrs Edythe Ernst Holmes 

Mrs. Blanche Somers lefferies 

Mrs. Annie Harrell lones 

Dr. Charles £. Kernodle |r 

Df. lohn Talbert King 

Mr. William |. Leath 

Mr. Ben R. Lilien 

Mr. Aller> Alexander Lloyd 

Hon. William H. Maness 

Mr lohn Z McBfayer 

Dr. C Legrande Moody |r. 

Rev. ). Victor Murchison 

Mr. lohn Rogers Newton 

Mr loseph Harte Padgett 

Mrs Dons Graham Per>der 

Mr I I Pointer 

Mr Carl T Pritchett 

Mr Peter D. Pruden |r. 

Mrs Lucy McCargo Rankin 

Mr lames Hoke Smith 

Miss Margaret Reid Smith 

Mr. Hatcher P. Story 

Rev. Daniel Barrett Summers 

Mr. Clarence R. Vuncannon 

Rev |. Marshall Walker 

Mr. lames L. Wilburn 

Mr. Thomas Hendrix Williams 

Mr. W. Woodrow Wilson 

Mr. Eugene E. Wrenn 

Mr. Lonnie M. Arnold 

Rev, Thurman F. Bowers 

Class of 1939 
44% Participation 

Mrs, Matlie Picket! Edwards 
Mr. Isaac L. Fesmire 
Mf. |. Travis Flowers Ir. 
Capt. Waller O, Fonville 
Mr. Clyde Holi Foushee 
Mrs, Betty Ayscue Garrard 

lames Woodrow Gillespie S 

, Ruth Clarke Harrell 

lesse W, Harrington 
, Pauline Apple Hayes 
. Juanita Waugh Hebert 

Emmanuel S. Hedgebeth 
, Emma Rascoe Heron 
, Marion Rascoe Higgins 

George Thomas Holmes |r. 

Lester P, Howard 

Archie G. Israel 

, Mary Bivins lenkins 

, Polly Stevens lones 

William T, lones 
, Lucy Wright Kearns 
, Edna Boyce Lilley 

Leslie S, Manchester Sr 

Neill W, Mclnnis 

lames Weston Parker 
, Mary Rollins Parks 
William I, Reid 
. Robah Slimson Rock 
. Emerson |. Sanderson 

Amos Shelton 

. Mary Stimson Sheppard 

lordan A, Sloan 

Howard Conway Smith 

Craton G, Stephens |r. 

W. Sidney Taylor 

I Allen Watson 

George D, Webster 

Floyd E. West 

H, Taft Williams 

, Crace Clapp Wilson 

Class of 1940 
507o Participation 

Mf, Arthur L, Alexander 
Mr, Allen E. Askew Sr, 
Mr, H. Nelson Blue 
Mrs, Ida Piland Bradshaw 
Mr, Henry D, Capillary 
Mrs, Edith Bryant Chvatal 
Mr. Clifton W, Coble 
Mr. lay Cline Coble 
Mr. I Beverly Congleton (r 
Mrs, Florine Ray Culbreth 
Mrs, Violet Hoffman Daniel 
Mrs. Helen Rhodes Dellinger 
Miss Edna Muriel Fitch 
Mrs, Ruth Reitzel Fogleman 
Mr, Sam B. Foushee |r. 
Mr, lames P Fritis 
Mr, Kenneth H. Huffines 
Mrs, Maud lordan Huffines 
Mr, Leroy S. Hughes 
Mr, Ernest A, Koury Sr. 
Mr, Arthur B, Lea 
Mr, Pete S. Lea 
Mr, Coy E. Mabe 
Mr. Eugefie R. Malbon 
Mr. William S. McPherson 
Miss Margaret Z. Miller 
Mr. Martin G, Noon 
Mr, Stafford R, Peebles 
Miss Louise Pender 
Dr Charles H. Rawls 
Mrs. Eslelle Somers Sartin 
Df, Lawrence A. Sharpe 
Mrs. Mildred Pharis Sharpe 
Mrs. Sara Forline Sieverson 
Mr, William M, Stewart 
Mrs. Dorsey Stimson Trtveite 
Dr. Duane N. Vore 
Mrs. Anneta Smith Waye 
Mrs, Alma Coneby Wells 
Mr, lames W. White 
Mrs Elsie Day Windel 
Mr, Myron H. Wright 

Class of 1941 
48% Participation 

Mrs, Virginia Fitch Biighl 

Mr. Howard Crier Brown 

Miss Mary B. Claytor 

Mrs. Margaret Pennington Coggin 

Mrs. Irene Hook Covington 

Mr. Moses Crutchiield 

Mr, John Lee Edwards |r, 

Mr. Clayton Fulchet |r, 

Mrs. Margaret Nash Furness 

Mrs. Hazel Dill Gardner 

Dr. Dwighl L. Gentry 

Hon, Eugene A. Gordon 

Mr. loseph W. Hall 

Mr. Edwin Russell Hanlord 

Mrs. Nancy O'Boyle Hayden 

Mr. Cephas C, Hook 

Mr, T, Grayson Inman 

Mr, Allen A, Iseley 

Mr, Warren R, leflreys 

Mrs. Viney Rigney lones 

Dr, C. Wallace Kernodle 

Miss Camille Kivette 

Mr, Andrew H Lindley 

Mrs. Elva Barney Lovetle 

The Lineberger Scholarship 
Fund: An Excellent Match 

Mrs, Virginia Lineberger Rogers of Charlotte, a member of the 
class of 1932, and her husband, Hurley D. Rogers, decided in 
1983 to make a gift to Elon that would honor her parents. The 
resulting Luther A. and Georgia V. Lineberger Scholarship Fund 
at Elon is an excellent example of how an alumnus can work 
through a matching gift program to establish a fitting memorial to 
a loved one. 

The Lineberger connections with Eion are strong. Four of the 
Lineberger children attended Elon College. In addition to Mrs, 
Rogers, the others were her sisters, Mrs. Mary L. White (Mary E. 
Lineberger '31) and Mrs. Margaret E. Rogers (Margaret E. 
Lineberger '311, and a brother, L. Alexander Lineberger, Jr. '38. 
His wife, Emma Woodson '37, also attended Elon, 

As a retired official of the Exxon Corporation, Mr. Rogers 
qualified under the matching gift program of the Exxon Educa- 
tional Foundation, Today, because Mr. and Mrs. Rogers made use 
of the opportunity afforded by the foundation, the Luther A. and 
Georgia V, Lineberger Memorial Scholarship Fund is already 
established and students are receiving more substantial benefits 
than would have been possible without the Exxon participation 
in the gift. 

Many of the nation's leading corporations, convinced that sup- 
port of higher education is important, encourage employees to 
contribute to their alma maters through matching gift programs. 

These programs, in many instances, make it possible for alumni 
to establish significant memorials quickly and efficiently Through 
matching gifts, donors can increase the value of their contribu- 
tions considerably. 

Some 902 Elon alumni— nearly 10%— are eligible for participa- 
tion in matching gifts programs sponsored by their employers. 

Mrs Virginia Walker McCowen 

Mr, lohn Whitty Milchell 

Mrs, Mane Mangum Moon 

Mrs Christine Eaves Oakley 

Dr, lames L Parker 

Mrs Helen Pace Phillips 

Capt, Edward H Potter 

Mr, Clarence L, Powell 

Mr, Samuel M, Rankin |r, 

Dr, Kenneth D Register 

Mr, Thomas H Rudd 

Rev, lames Dewey Rumley 

Mr Wellington M, Saecket Sr, 

Mr, Fred Sigmon Smith Sr 

Mr, Ross L, Smith 

Mrs, Dorothy Edwards Spaulding 

Mr, David C, Stewart 

Mr, Earl C, Taylor 

Mr, A. G, Thompson 

Mrs. Elizabeth Cobb Tollison 

Ms, Bonnie Moore Utiey 

Mrs, lone Hurst Vann 

Mr, lack B, Wilkinson 

Class of 1942 
46% Participation 

Mr, lohn W, Archer 

Mr, |, Douglas Avent 

Mr lohn Bruce Bell 

Mrs, Polly Thompson Biittner 

Rev, Daniel C Boone 

Mr, Floyd B, Bradshaw jr 

Mrs, Helen Schwob Burchard 

Mrs Paltie Faulk Carter 

Mr, |, Boyd Clapp 

Mrs Edna Fulcher Cobb 

Mr Worth D. Coble |f, 

Cdr David A Corey 

Mr Maurice M, Craft |r, 

Cmdr Howard C Culbreth 

Mrs Hazel Mclnlyre Davis 

Mrs, Nancy Allen Davis 

Dr I L, Dellinger 

Mr, I, C, Dillingham 

Mr Charles Oonato 

Mr, Grover Leroy Fones 

Mr, lack Gardner 

Mrs, Tennala Abner Gross 

Mrs Edna Con Hall 

Mrs, Ruth Wagoner Hall 

Mrs. Margaret Fellon Harvey 

Dr Frank A, Hayes |r 

Mr, Thomas P Heritage 

Mr, lames W, Herrilage 

Mr, William N, Milliard 

Mrs. Elizabeth Armfield Hobson 

Mr, Waller L. Hobson |r. 

Miss Mafjorie Rose Hunter 

Mrs. Lila Stephens Inman 

Mr. Charles L. lones |f. 

Mrs. Inez Triplelte Linney 

Mrs. Nancy Hoylman Lushbaugh 

Miss Rulh F, Martin 

Mrs. Bernice Hartman McLeod 

Mrs. Margaret Carroll Mell 

Mr. lohn Evereiie Morton 

Mr, William |. O'Connor 

Mr, Douglas R. Pamplin 

Miss Claire L, Phillips 

Dr Man^-in W, Phillips 

Mr, lames G. Pritchen 

Mrs, Sara Corbin Roberts 

Mrs, Sarah Muse Simpson 

Dr Royall H Spence |r 

Mr, Enoch Ben Steverson !r, 

Mrs Emma Brannock Stuart 

Mrs, Ann Eshelman Sutton 

Mrs, Frances Frazier Taylor 

Mrs, Angie Henry Utt 

Mr C Kenneth Un 

Mrs, Maxine Hatfield Van Hyning 

Mr. Mont C, Wagoner |r. 

Mr Charles M. Walters |r 

Mrs. Margaret Hopkins West 

Mrs. Virginia Crawford Whileman 

Mr. Paul N Willard 

Mr. lames A. Williamson 

Mrs. Gladys Mangum Wrenn 

Class of 1943 
41% Participation 

Mrs. Rena Black Appel 

Mrs, Elizabeth Manchester Baker 

Mrs lean Copper Barefoot 

Mrs. Eloise Stephenson Brown 

Mrs Dorothy Calloway Chamblee 

Mrs, Virginia May Corbett 

Mr, lames F, Darden 

Mr, Earnest M, Davis 

Mf, Kent i, Dennan 

Mrs Louise Kingsland Dodson 

Mrs, Hazel Roberts Oonnell 

Mrs, Bernice Whitesell Ouhl 

Mr. Salvalore Antonio Festa 

Mr. lulian Howell Forlines 

Mr lohn L. Frye 

Mrs. Katie Broan Glenn 

Rev. lohnson Lynwood Cnffin 

Mr. Francis C, Harris 

Mrs, Helen Truitt Hicklin 

Mrs, Mary Critcher Howard 

Mr Sam H. Huffsieiler Sr, 

Mrs Carolina Smilh lohnson 

Dr lames William lohnston 

Mrs, Geraldine Blue Martin 

Mrs, Geraldine Dickey Michaels 

Mrs Elizabeth Martin Moore 

Mrs, Lovenia Swink Parrish 

Mrs, lane Keane Polonsky 

Mrs, Helen Clodfelier Rankin 

Mr Thomas Russell 

Mr Albert | Saecker 

Mr, Emory R, Sellers If. 

Mrs Luvene Holmes Spence 

Mrs, Norma Morns Talt)ot 

Mrs, Nita Colclogh Travis 

Mrs, Marguerite Alexande Tulley 

Mrs, Eleanor Neese Vestal 

Mrs. lane Byrd Weisbecker 

Mr, loseph C, Whitaker 

Mr William T, While 

Mrs, Helen Messick Willets 

Page lOA 

The Magazine of Elon 

class of 1944 
40% Participation 

Rev. Mark W. Andes 

Mr. Vernon Atkins 

Mrs. Ollie fallin Senson 

Mrs. Annie Tale Bowman 

Dr. Belly Lynch fiowman 

Mrs. Winifred Ellington Brande 

Mrs. Sally Avery Bray 

Mr, William E. Buller Jr. 

Mr. Harold Gordon Cable 

Mrs. Lib Scoli Causey 

Mrs. Virginia Jeffreys Oarden 

Mrs. Katherme Armstrong Doxey 

Mrs. Helen Yarborough Festa 

Mrs. Hazel McAuley Freeman 

Mrs. Rachael Crowell Cobble 

Mr, WeKord T. Coldston 

Mr Ed M. Hicklm Sr. 

Mrs. Hazel Truitt Iseley 

Mrs. Hazel Taylor Ives 

Mr, Roben E. Johnston 

Mrs. Elizabeth Hill Jones 

Mr. Charles O'Hara Mann 

Mrs. Edna Truitt Noiles 

Mrs. Mildred Winfree Papuga 

Mrs. Sarah Rice Poindenter 

Mrs, Senora lones Powell 

Mr Elliott T. Schmidt 

Mrs- Ruth Koontz Schmidt 

Mrs. Robbie Marine Screen 

Mrs, Minnie Belle Fry Sellers 

Mrs, Peg Lightbourne Smith 

Mrs. Lucille Blalock Snipes 

Mr. E, Vaughan Wood 

Mr, Claude L, Woody Jr. 

Mrs. Charlotte Husted Wyatt 

Class of 1945 
35% Participation 

Mrs, Iris Boland Abernathy 
Miss Annie Mae Atwater 
Mr. Person Alex Batten |r. 
Dr. Clarence F, Biddix 
Mrs, Rachel Coble Bowman 
Mr, Burrell C. Boyles Jr. 
Rev, Jesse Howard Cates 
Mrs. Margie Simpson Clark 
Mr, Robert S. Damron 
Mrs. Peggy Morris Davis 
Mrs. Goldie Morris Eley 
Mrs. Mary McCanis Evans 
Mrs. Maude Dowd Frye 
Mrs. Mary Byrd Gearing 
Mr, R. L. Gilliam Jr. 
Mrs. Rebecca Watson Griffin 
Mrs. Ruth Dyer Griffith 
Col. Lacy E. Hagood 
Mrs. Elizabeth B. Hamnck 
Mrs. Jeanne Hook Harrell 
Mrs. Lula Browne Helvenslon 
Mrs. Frances Hayes Hook 
Mr. John W. Hook 
Mr. frank L. Huntley 
Mr. C. Clyde Johnston |r. 
Dr Dwight T. Kernodle 
Mrs. Jacqueline Perry Matlock 
Mrs. Juanita Cowens McMullan 
Mrs. Juanita Perdue Pickard 
Dr. Walstein W. Snyder 
Dr. Theo Strum 
Mrs. Edith Hall Waller 
Mrs. Edna Reitzel Waugh 

Class of 1946 
39% Participation 

Mr. Loy Samuel Bowland 

Mrs. Margaret Rawls Bullard 

Mrs. Hazel Eliis Clark 

Mrs. Elizabeth Holland Ciaytor 

Mr. John William Ciaylor Sr. 

Mrs. Elene Shoftner Coble 

Mrs. Norma jefnigan Crutchfield 

Mrs Elizabeth Braddy Cuttle 

Prof, Edwin L, Daniel 

Dr. James Earl Dameley 

Mr. Alton T. Durham 

Mrs. Mary Rulh Beckom Durham 

Mrs. Mary Jordan Faulkner 

Mr, J. Lynwood Floyd Jr. 

Mrs, Came Mize Cenaway 

Mr, Allen T Cray 

Mrs, Beiiie Rader Grubbs 

Mr, Forrest C. Hall 

Mrs. Jessie Thurechi Hook 

Mrs, Eloise Fishel lohnson 

Mrs, Dorothy Foltz Kelley 

Rev. Carl R. Martin 

Mrs, Hilda Malone McNeely 

Mrs, Ruby Hayes Niles 

Mrs Martha McDaniel Perry 

M( Amos M Phillips 

Mrs, Virginia Scott Pickard 

Mr. William W, Prilchard |r. 

Mr H, Reid 

Mr Vernon L. Ross 

Rev. John H. Sunbuin 

Mrs. Ellen Barrier Teeter 

Mrs. Mildred Yancey Westerholm 

Class of 1947 
47% Participation 

Mrs., Betsy Smith Albright 

Mr. Fred Albright 

Mrs. Louise Clayton Allen 

Mrs. Catherine Cooper Andes 

Mrs, Betty Chilton Andrews 

Mrs, Hazet Cole Bate 

Dr, George Pleasant Bullock 

Mrs, Mary Coxe Bullock 

Mr. T, Warren Burns 

Mr, John Stuart Casey 

Mrs, Lois Dean Casey 

Mr. Steven Casiura 

Mr. Colen W. Chandler 

Mrs. Dorothy Williams Darden 

Mrs. Ruby Braxton Evans 

Mrs. Pollyanna Whisnant Farmer 

Mrs. Mary Simpson Fearing 

Mr, Anthony |, Festa Ir, 

Mrs. Sarah Brewer Catlis 

Mrs. Janie Murphy Gentry 

Rev. W. Walter Hall 

Mr. Leon C. Hinton 

Mr, Harvey Oliver Hook 

Mr, Henry Taylor Huff 

Mrs. Margarelte Webster Hurdle 

Mrs. lonelle Dixon Isley 

Mrs. Marjory Reidt lohnson 

Mrs. Helen Cobb Knowles 

Mrs. Virginia Boyd Lee 

Mr, C, Vincent Long Ir, 

Mrs. Elizabeth Apple Loy 

Mrs, Doris King Massey 

Mr, Lewis A. Nance 

Mrs. Patricia Hook Neal 

Mrs. Violet Blackmon Peele 

Miss Gladys L, Rakestraw 

Dr. Fred P. Register 

Mrs. Virginia Ezell Reid 

Mr. George E, Reisinger 

Mr. lames R. Roberls 

Mrs. Settle Lloyd Rosemond 

Mrs. Elizabeth Riddick Smith 

Mrs, Nellie Mann Snyder 

Mr, Roger H, Staley 

Mrs, Verdalee Norris Tombelaine 

Mrs. Elnor McPherson Williams 

Mrs, Hilda Neese Williams 

Class of 1948 
48% Participation 

Mr, Lemuel Carl Allen Jr. 

Mrs. Earleen Longest Baltzegar 

Mrs. Elizabeth Benton Bateman 

Mrs. Kathleen Young Bragg 

Mrs. Paige Eaves Brown 

Mrs. Vivian Walker Caudle 

Mrs. Elinor Argenbrighl Causey 

Mr. Marion B, Chase |r. 

Mr. George Donald Coffrin 

Mr. Claude V, Comer 

Mrs, Sarah Maness Cramer 

Mr, William H, Duncan 

Miss Ruth Dunn 

Mrs, Frances St. Clair Elkins 

Mr, Robert L, Ellis 

Dr, Philip |, Gearing 

Mrs. Doris Clapp Gilliam 

Mr Emery Keith Gilliam 

Miss Ethalinda Gnffin 

Mrs. Blanche Coghill Harper 

Dr, Daniel Bryant Harreil |r. 

Mr. Paul Kermit Inman 

Mr. lames Marvin Langston jr. 

Mrs, jane Whillock Langston 

Mr, James Thomas Lindley 

Mr. W. E, Love jr, 

Mr. L, Wesley Martin 

Mr. James R, Mobley |r. 

Mr. Voigt Fritz Morgan 

Mrs, Amy Campbell Olson 

Mrs, Helen Scott Pearson 

Mr. Lindsey lackson Perry (r. 

Mr. Paul C. Plybon 

Mrs, Marjorie P. Poylhress 

Dr. George Shutord Ramseur 

Mrs, Maxine Cole Richardson 

Mr. Sylvan R. Routh 

Mr, Leo M, Smith 

Mr. Wayne H. Smith 

Mrs. Carrie Stanford Thompson 

Mr. lack S. Walker 

Mrs. lean Fogleman Walker 

Mrs. Ella Mae Morgan Wenlz 

Mr. Robert W. Wooldridge 

Class Oi iy^') 

42 7o Participation 

Mrs. Helen Kingsland Allen 
Mrs. Erna Carter Bailess 
Mr. Don E, Barham 
Mrs. Pauline Cheek Best 
Mr, Herbert Sylvester Blalock 
Mr, Gilmer C. Brande 
Mr. Curtis Woody Brown |r, 
Mr. Thomas L, Burton 
Mrs, Jeanne Meredith Buise 
Mrs. Mary Griffin Butler 

Mr. A. Roney Cates 

Mrs. Alice Brewer Caudle 

Mrs. Pauline Wilson Chandler 

Dr, Wallace L. Chandler 

Mr, John E. Clayton 

Dr, M, Cade Covington 

Mr, Vance E, Cox 

Mrs. Jessie Daughtie Cutrell 

Mrs. Verona Daniels Danieley 

Mrs. Norma Edwards Federbush 

Rev. William T. Ferneyhough 

Mrs. Barbara Haynes Francis 

Mr. Dewey M, Freeman jr, 

Mrs. Allene Stallings Gane 

Mr, Marshall L. Garrison 

Mf. Ed T. Gentry 

Dr. William Joseph Hancock 

Mr. R, Dalton Harper 

Mr. Robed Edgar Harris |r, 

Mr. Charles Stanley Hollander 

Mr. Donald Clyde Iseley 

Mr. Fred C. [ackson 

Mr, lames Carroll jefferies 

Mr. William H, Kernodle 

Mr, Verdery A. King 

Mr. Michael Kozakewich 

Mrs, Dorothy Brinkley Lassiter 

Mr, James A, Lassiter 

Mr. jerry E, Lea 

Mr, lohn D, Lea 

Mr, C. Orville Light 

Mr. William Duncan Little 

Mr. lack A. Moody 

Dr. Wayne T, Moore 

Mr. Robert W, Morton |r, 

Mrs- Helen Hudgins Nance 

Mr, Edwin T, Nash 

Mr. Wallace H. Owen 

Mr. Gordon W Poindexter jr. 

Dr. Hugh F, Rankin 

Mrs. Elizabeth jernigan Register 

Mr. Joseph F, Rosemond 

Mrs. Elaine Pace Simmons 

Mr. Herbert C. Spivey Jr, 

Dr, Willie Ransome Stafford jr. 

Mrs, Dorothy Harris Stigall 

Mr, C. Max Storey 

Mr. William Charles Tedder 

Mrs Edna Falwell Twiddy 

Mr. Fred |, Vaughan 

Mr. Stephen E. Walker 

Mr. C. Max Ward 

Mr. James C, Washburn |r, 

Mr, James B, Widenhouse 

Mr, James K, Wilkinson 

Class of 1950 
44% Participation 

Mr. Lucious C. Adcock 

Mr, Warren S. Beale 

Mr, W, Jennings Berry |r. 

Mr, John William Blanchard 

Mr, Robert |. Bowers 

Mr, Elmer W. Brafford 

Mr. Paul £. Causey 

Mr. Frederick T C'aytor 

Mr. Clyde E. Corbett 

Mr. H. Eugene Cox 

Mr. Ira Glenn Cutrell 

Mrs. Helen (ones Daniel 

Dr. Robert Lee Daniel 

Mr. David A. Oarden 

Mr. Edward j. Dipaolo 

Mr. Burley Waller Dunn 

Mr. Jim T. Elkins 

Rev. Calvin C. Faircloth 

Mf. William M Freeman 

Mr, Garland W, Gentry Sr. 

Mrs, Barbara Bailey Glasgow 

Mr. Ray Wilson Gunn 

Mr, Jack Bernard Hanel Sr. 

Mrs, Helen Readdick Hardee 

Mr. Carlos Bowers Hart 

Mr. Stephen Thomas Hearne 

Mrs, Ann Truin Herbert 

Mr, Rudolph 6, Hinnant 

Mr, Deward W, Hooker 

Dr, Matthew |ames Howell 

Mr, lack R, Hunley 

Mrs. Nell Brittain Irick 

Mr, Samuel Wendell Isley 

Dr, Warren H, lohnson 

Mr, loe W, Kent 

Mrs, Mary Hill Kozakewich 

Rev. John R, Lackey 

Mr. Claude A. Manzi 

Mrs. Jackie Royals Manzi 

Mr. William |. Matze 

Mr, Larry Bauman McCauley Sr. 

Mrs. Gaynelle Sutton McCollum 

Mr. Luther D. McCollum |r. 

Mr. Arnold E. Melvin 

Mr. Charles Donald Melvin 

Mr. John B. Meredith 

Mr. T Paul Messick 

Mr, Arthur L, Mizell 

Rev, Hugh Reid Montgomery 

Mrs, Marie Knight Moon 

Mr, James M, Murray 

Mrs, Minnie Riddick Nash 

Mr. Richard H. Painter 

Mr. james H, Parker jr. 

Mrs. Nina Wilson Patterson 

Mt, James David Peeler 

Mrs, Dale Parham Perry 

Mr, William K. Perry 

Mf, Wayne Elmer Phillips 

Mr. Leon F. Pope 

Mt. L, Vance Reece |r. 

Dr. Philip D, Reid 

Dr. joe Robinson 

Mt. William Greene Rudd jr. 

Mrs. Nellie Davis Saunders 

Mr Herman H. Scott 

Rev, William T. Scott jr. 

Mr. Charles Linwood Sheridan 

Mr, Earl Edwaid Short 

Mr, John Paul Snyder jr. 

Mr, John W, Spaiks 

Mr, Roger Hynds Staley _, 

Mr, George T, Stanley 

Mrs, Frances Parker Storey 

Rev, Thomas D. Sutton 

Mr. Numa Reid Thompson 

Mr. Howard Holt Thornton 

Mrs. Patricia Steinmetz Thornton 

Mr. Roger V. Troxler 

Mr C, Baxter Twiddy 

Mrs, Martha Veasey Vance 

Mr, H. Branlley Wall 

Rev. Carl E. Wallace 

Mrs. Maxine Robbins Wells 

Mr, Henry H. Wentz Sr, 

Mrs. Shirley Joyner Wentz 

Rev. Walter Allen Wentz |r. 

Mr. William L Williams |r. 

Mr. Fred W. Yarbrough 

Mr. Maurice C, Young 

Class of 1951 
41% Participation 

Mr. G. Clinton Anderson 

Mr. John R. Anderson 

Mr. Clayton C. Andrews Ir. 

Mr. Glenn Dwight Apple 

Mr. William L, Askew Jr. 

Mr. Staley A. Avent 

Dr, C, Dean Barker 

Mr. Louis loe Bateman 

Mrs. Carolyn Long Beane 

Mr, Roy Henderson Berry jr, 

Mr, Charles W, Bishop 

Mr lames G, Bowen 

Mr j Fred Bowman 

Mr Edward L. Brady 

Mr. Archie Brigman 

Mrs. Helen Spivey Brown 

Mrs, Phyllis Tucker Brown 

Mr. jack R, Byrd 

Mr, Marcus Cameron 

Dr, Henry james Carr (r 

Mr, Cfover C. Castelloe Ir. 

Mr Ira S. Chrismon 

Mr, Glenn L, Ciaytor 

Mrs, Laverne Russell Compton 

Mr. Harold Z, Daniel 

Mr, Thomas B. DeLoache Ir. 

Mrs, Sara Foster Dodson 

Mr, John Ira Efird |r, 

Mr, Len Thomas Fesmire 

Mr. Hal D, foster Jr. 

Mr. Lester A, foster 

Miss Melva Gray Foster 

Mr Lacey E Gane 

Mrs. Mary Teague Gilbert 

Mf, Theron I, Gilliam 

Mrs, Jeanne Pittman Griffin 

Mr, Ronald Bryan Grinstead 

Mr. lohn C. Haget 

Mr. Hunt R. Hedrick Sr. 

Mrs. lane Warren Hook 

Mrs. Martha lohnson Hooker 

Dr. R. Leroy Howell 

Miss EIna Dons Huey 

Mr, james F, Jones 

Mr, Wayne E, King 

Mr. William R. Kivett 

Mrs. Evelyn Harvey Lloyd 

Mr. Billy G. Love 

Rev, lames C, Loy 

Mr, William R. Madren 

Mr, Oswald H. Marshburn 

Mr. Gary R. Matlock 

Mrs. Dolores Evans Matze 

Mr. William E. Maynard 

Mrs. Mary Lindley McCauley 

Mr, Malcolm W. McCracken 

Dr. Owen Ray McKenzie 

Mr. R. M. Messic Jr. 

Mr. Clementh E. Moser 

Mrs, Eloise Troxler Murray 

Mr, Bill Lee Nail 

Mr. Robert Carter Oldham 

Mr. C. R. Overman 

Mrs, Mabel Long Owen 

Dr. George Graham Patterson 

Mrs. jane Upchurch Roshelli 

Dr. Fred C, Sahlmann 

Mr. Hovey D. Scoggins 

Mrs Jacqueline Gaskins Scott 

Mr. George C. Shackelford jr. 

Miss Mary Catherine Shepherd 

Mr. William E, Swain 

Mr, (, Earl Todd 

Dr. William P. Tolley 

Mrs. Virginia Pla Van Sickler 

Mr. John D, Vance jr. 

Rev. Paul V, Varga 

Mt. Frank j. Waters 

Mf. Ray Brevard Wesson If. 

Mr. Bill joe Winslead 
Mr. C. Carl Woods |r. 
Mr, Robert j. Wright 
Dr, Robert Allen Yates 

Class of 1952 
34% Participation 

Mr, Oliver T, Bailess 

Mr, Billy Ray Barger 

Mrs, Sylvia McAdams Burwell 

Mrs, Beverly Simpson Caldwell 

Mrs. Anne Ferrell Cheek 

Mr, O, Eldred Cherry 

Mr. James Avery Cole 

Mrs. Sarah Ann Cook 

Mr, A, William Dallas |r, 

Mrs, Anna Miller Disher 

Mr. George W. Etheridge 

Dr. Harry Lee Farmer 

Mr, Herman Allen Flynt 

Mr. Ralph L, Foushee 

Mr. Heinz W, fruh 

Mr. Larry J. Gaither 

Mrs. Reita Durham Gaither 

Mr. A. Roger Gibbs 

Mr. Charles M. Gibson 

Mr. jack Franklin Gibson 

Mr. james E. Haywood 

Mr. Clarence W. Hunter 

Mr. William Norman Hyler 

Mr. Thomas D. Johnston 

Mr. Edgar V. Jones 

Mr. Charles S. joyner 

Mrs. loan House Lewis 

Mrs. Helen lackson Lindsav 

Mrs. Evelyn Booth Love 

Mr. W. Larry Lyon 

Mr. Curtis lohn Martin 

Dr. Alfred Warten Matthews 

Mrs, lane Peterson Matthews 

Mr, Thomas E. Matthews 

Mrs, Frances Faucette Maynatd 

Mrs, Bettie Moser McDonald 

Mr, Claude Turner McKinney 

Mt, Harold G, McRae ^ 

Mrs, Caroline Guthrie McSorley 

Mr, Alexander M. Mebane 

Mr. Archie T, Morgan 

Mrs. Jane Tuck Morgan 

Mr, Chatles Bernard Myers 

Mt, Ralph Waldo Norwood 

Mrs. Helen Hodge Pennington 

Mt, lohn F. Piatt 

Mr. James M. Prevatte 

Rev. G. Julius Rice 

Mr. Gurley W. Ritier 

Mf. Thomas Paul Rosser 

Mr. Edward G. Shomaker 

Mrs. Margaret Allen Small 

Miss Sara C. Spoon 

Mr. S Eugene Stewart 

Mr. Walter E. Temple |r. 

Rev. Oliver N. Thomas 

Mr. Samuel |. Walker 

Mr. Frank Lee Ward 

Mrs. Geneva Cooper Williford 

Dr. John Will Williford 

Mr. Roger B. Wilson 

Mrs. Betty Long Yarbrough 

Class of 1953 
33% Participation 

Mrs. lanice Goodman Apple 

Mr. Frederick M. Biangardi 

Mrs. Betty Comer Caviness 

Miss Grace Cheek 

Mr, Clifford Dean Cherry 

Mr. lames L. Clyburn 

Mr. William E. Crutchfield 

Of. Beverly Matt Currin jr. 

Mr. Paul B. Dixon 

Miss Elsie M. Filch 

Mrs. Norma Fagan Fountain 

Mt. William H. Freeman 

Mr. Salvalore M. Gero 

Mt. Maxwell B. Coslen 

Or, Robert loseph Harned 

Mr. jack E, lames 

Mr. Edward Tate Jones 

Mr, Dave Lee Kennedy 

Mrs, Clendon Parish Lackey 

Mrs, lean Tew Blackstone Lewis 

Mr, Robert E, Lewis |r, 

Mrs. Patsy Deaton Maness 

Mrs. loan Gladden Marshburn 

Mr. George L. McBane 

Mrs. Laura Kernodle McPherson 

Mr. lames Don Merriman 

Mr. Michael H, Moffo 

Mf, Robert C. Myatt 

Mr, W. Bernard Owen 

Mr. T, Scott Quakenbush 

Mr. Carroll Irvin Reid |r, 

Mr, Louis F. Roshelli 

Mrs, lean Parker Rusak 

Miss A'lene Hayes Simcox 

Rev. Albert Melton Stephens 

Mr, Richard C. Thompson 

Mrs. Delores Hagan TruitI 

Chaplain John G. Truitt Jr. 

Rev. Max 6, Vestal 

Mrs. Ann Matkins Wilkins 

Mr, Charles Jeter Wilkins 

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Class of 1954 
44% Participation 

Mrs. Allie Home Abercrombie 
Mr. William E. Andrews 
Mry Emma Sockwell Bird 
Mrs. Ernesline Bridges Bishop 
Mrs, ludith Ingram Botirer 
Mr. D York Branr>ock |r. 
Rev. H. VVIntied Bray 
Mr. Nal M^ Burwell 
Mr. Bernard Brown Buller Jr. 
Mr. Nelvin Eugene Cooper 
Mrs. Rachel Mallhews Cooper 
Mrs. Laverne Brady Davis 
Mr. Dwighl Lynwood Dillon Sr. 
M(s Palsy Cenlry Drake 
Miss Mai> Lee Farlow 
Mrs, Sara Murr Fufr 
Mr. Ned Merriman Cauldin 
Mr Charles C Gilliam 
Mr Hiram S, Greene |r. 
Mrs. Barbara Boone Hall 
Mrs. lean Brown Hall 
Mrs. janel |ohnson Hamrick 
Mr. |oe Eugene Harvey 
Mrs Sarah Miles Hoffman 
Mr. Jack N. Holl 
Mr, Julius Lynwood Ivey 
Mrs. Belly McLeod Jordon 
Mr. Leon Harris Long Sr. 
Dr. Philip Rogers Mann 
Mrs. Virginia Jernigan Matlhews 
Mr. Hugh B. McFarling 
Mr. Calvin A. Michaels 
Mrs Alice Cole MiHer 
Mf. William lennings Moore Jr 
Mr Lawrence |. Nighllinger 
Dr. WalTer Samuel O'Berry 
Mr. loseph M. Parker 
Mrs Margaret Mebane Parker 
Mr. Amick H. Pallerson Jr. 
Mr. Donald S Penntnglon 
Mr. Ervin Penmnglon 
Mr. Roger W. Phelps 
Mr. Richard Ernesl Pugh 
Mrs Frances Filch Richardson 
Mr. Gary L. Sears 
Dr. Lewis Bill Simmons 
Mr David Bowman Small 
Mr. William J Sloffel |r. 
Mr. H. Cooper Walker 
Mrs. Jo Ann Eades Wells 
Mrs Peggy Blakely Wells 
Mr, John Melvin Womack 

Class of 1955 
43% Participation 

Of George W. Armfield III 

Mr, Donald Ray Barker 

Mr, Russel! E. Borjes 

Mr, Elben G, Bowman 

Mi Gilbert C. Brillle [r 

Mr William Levi Burke III 

Mr Robert T Cashion 

Ms, Judith D. Chadwick 

Mr. lames M Chandler Jr. 

Mr, lohn S. Collie Jr 

Mr. Luther R. Conger |r 

Mr. Charles G, Crews Jr, 

Mr. Joseph C, Disher Jr, 

Mr Larry M. Dofflemyer 

Mr Alton E Farrior 

Mr. Paul R, Ferguson 

Mr lames H Flyrl 

Mr. T. Wade Carretl 

Rev. Carl G. Gibbs 

Mrs, Josephine Simms Gwaliney 

Mr, SherrjII G, Hall 

Mr. lames L Hamrick 

Mr, Thomas E, Haymore 

Mrs Jane Williamson Hogan 

Mr, Robert V, Holl 

Mr. Harold W Hoover 

Mr. dale F Huffman 

Mrs, Dorolhy Turner Johnston 

Miss Sarah G. Johnston 

Mr Harry E. [ones 

Mr. John T. Jones 

Mr Hoyi C. Kennedy 

Mrs, Kay Massey Lyon 

Mrs, Mary Sue Colclough Mann 

Mrs. Patsy Tate McFadden 

Mrs. Arlene Staliord Mclnlyre 

Mr. Ronald D, Mclnlyre 

Capl. William Charles Mercer 

Mrs. Peggy Miller Michaux 

Mrs, Hazel Sherman Monlague 

Mrs- Peggy Allen Mullins 

Mrs, Sue Moore Neuman 

Mrs. Reiha Morris Norman 

Mrs, leanelle Wilson Oldham 

Dr. Philip S. Phelon 

Rev, Robert Irving Phelps 

Mrs, Joan Elder Regal 

Mr. William Lewis Robertson 

Dr. William Don Roscoe 

Mrs. Delatne Turner Roulh 

r lames A Scolt 

r loseph R Smilh 

rs. Wilma Rulh Williams Smith 

r. Frank Thad Splawn 

r. William Sullon |f 

Ir. Lewis Holland Taylor 

-. Wayne F, Vesial 

V lames M. Waggoner 

Jo Walls Williams 
■ J. Lewis Winston 
■5. Ediih McCauley Womack 

Class of 1956 
36% Participation 

Dr. Donald Lee Allen 

Mr. John Warren Allen 

Mr. Gurney D. Baines 

Mrs Nancy Bain Baleman 

Mr. Jimmy Holl Bell 

Mrs. Alpha Snipes Blake 

Mr. Clyde Dewey Boswell 

Mrs. Carol C. Brooks 

Mr. Everett Clay Brown 

Mr, lames £. Calhoun 

Mrs Peggy Dorsell Carler 

Or George P. Chandler 

Mr. Hugh Elmore Cilly 

Mrs. Grace Perkins Clayton 

Mr, Stephen Reeves Cole Sr, 

Mrs, Jo Ann Wnghl Crews 

Mr. Robert Ernest Dunlap 

Mrs. Edna Earle Gibson Ellington 

Mr, |, Terry Emerson 

Mr, Henry F, Flylhe Jr. 

Mrs Patricia lones Flylhe 

Mrs. SaJJy Moses Fok 

Mr William C Frederick |r 

Mrs. Ann Pucket Gilliam 

Mr. Charles H. Gritfin 

Mrs. Beisy lohoson Gunler 

Mrs. Martha Lowe Hall 

Mrs. Polly Payne Hart 

Mrs Bess Carson Hawkins 

Mr. Charles Graham Heath 

Mr, Bobby Riley Hensley 

Mrs Virginia Green Hester 

Mr. Theodore Warren Isley 

Mrs. Carolyn Abernalhy Jones 

Mrs Barbara Garden Kane 

Mrs. Mary Smilh Kearney 

Mr. William O. Kerman 

Mr. Richard Clark Keziah 

Mr Jimmy Dixon Kmcaid 

Mr. Kenneth H. Lambert Jr. 

Mr. William Kerr Lasley- 

Mr lack R, Lindley 

Mrs Lois Scott Luke 

Mrs Doris Chrismon McCracken 

Mr. James C. McPherson 

Mr Charles H Michaux 

Mrs. Louise Bemis Mitchell 

Mr Furman C Moseley |r 

Mr George T. Nail 

Mrs, Marie Weldon Overton 

Mr Weldon R. Price 

Mrs Frances RecouHey 

Mr Robert S, Robertson 

Mr Dor>ald C, Smith 

Mrs, Mane Williamson Tomlinson 

Mrs Ann Kearns Walker 

Mrs. Dorothy Mauldm Ward 

Mr. Thomas R. Woodard 

Mr, Garron M. Wooten |r. 

Class of 1957 
30% Participation 

s, Shirley Turner Alexander 
■, Delmer D, Atkinson 

■ Larry E, Barnes 

■ Benjamin Bair 

■ Navarre Thomas Barron |r 

■ Morns Bryan Beecroft |r 

■, Robert Arthur Bergman |r. 

■, Eddie C, Bridges 

V. J. Avery Brown 

■s, Sylvia Smith Burgess 

', Pal Calasso 

■, Clayton J. Cashwell 

■s, Margaret Patillo Cass 

■, Elmer Lee Chaney Jr. 

■s. Frances Carter Coleman 

C Hugh N. Cox 

■, Jack L, Crockeit 

■, James Herbert Crump 

■, Talmadge Eugene Curry 

■, Waldo L. Dickens 

■, Wade £- Dodson 

■s, Jane Lucu DoKlemyer 

■- Henry Nathaniel Oorris 

', Gene Arnold Duncan 

■. Claudy A. Fowler 

. Rhulon A Fowler 

. Nat W. Garrison 

■, U, Dean Hall 

■, Thomas F. Harris |r. 

■, Billy Ray Hockaday 

. Virgil Howell 

S, Mary Jean Cannady Ingold 

r. Maurice N. Jennings 

r Donald Billy Johnson 

r Leslie C. lohnslon (r, 

r Bill F, loyce 

r. Ashburn L. Kirby 

r. lack Longfellow 

rs Paula Stewart Loy 

r. H Virgil Martin Jr. 

r Donald O. McDaniel 

r Ernest L. Murray 

rs. Wilma Brown Parrisb 

r Wayne B, Perry 

r Jack William Reavis 

f. Joseph Franklin Ryals 

rs Wilma Morgan Sharpe 

Richard Bowers Simpson 
r. Larry O'Brien Smith 
r. Jimmy L. Sparks 
r N. Paige Stout 
rs Lorine Joynei Sulton 
' Maxie C. Tate 
's, Harlene Howell Teal 
■, Michael Whedale Tunnicliffe 
■5, Girleta McPherson Vestal 
-. Vincent Vttale Jr. 

■ Gordon C. Ward 

■ Thomas Foy Warren 
■, Paul D. Watts 

■s. Janel Forrester Welsh 

Class of 1958 
35% Participation 

Mr Don C. Allred 
Mr. John Apessos 
Mrs. Molly Coghill 6arb< 
Mrs. Helen Meredith Bai 
Mr, larvis M. Bennett 
Rev, Robert Allen Bew 
Mr. Hubert F Bolick 

Mr R. Earl B 


Mr Robert Lester Brewer 

Mrs, Anita Liles Brown 

Mr. Louis Mitchell Campbell 

Dr Clingman Carter Capps 

Mrs Gladys Sweatt Carr 

Mr Stewart T. Cass 

Mr Ladson G. Cubbage Jr 

Mr. C Marshall Curtis 

Mr. Donald Dommick Desarro 

Mr. Max Thomas Dixon 

Mr Richard Lee Faggart 

Mr James Michael Fargis 

Mr Norman L, Fields 

Mr Charles Lenwood Foster Jr, 

Mrs lane Robinson Foster 

Mr, Sam McChee Fretwell 

Mr. Roy G. Gilliam 

Mrs. Betsy Hufiines Gordon 

Mr. Donald Tracy Griffin 

Mrs, Gay Branton Grimes 

Mrs Nellie Veach Hailey 

Dr Lacy Gilbert Hall 

Mr Clarence Eugene HarreK 

Mr, Fred S. Hodge 

Mr. Charles Robert Holt 

Mrs, Beverly Simpson Hoover 

Mr. [esse Carson Ingle 

Mrs Dorothy Humble Jessup 

Mrs Mary Ann Thomas Johnston 

Mr Willis H. Jones 

Mr. O. Vernon |oyner Jr. 

Mr Edward luraltc 

Mrs, Patricia Chrismon Kopko 

Mr, Robert J. Kopko 

Dr, James Baxter Lemmons 

Mi Kenneth C. Loyd 

Mrs Judith Clark Mauney 

Rev Dwighl W, Mooie 

Mrs. Lorene Pirn Moore 

Mrs. Alice Crow Morris 

Miss Sylvia June O'Connell 

Mr John Joe Oakes 

Mr Alfred Irvin Page 

Mi Kenneth Kneel Page 

Dr Franklin D, Pattishall 

Cmdr Christopher B. Peterson 

Mrs. Betty Franks Reynolds 

Mr J. William Saunders |r. 

Mr. Thomas P, Sellars |r 

Mr. Jack E. Shaw 

Mr William Harvey Shelley 

Ml. Robert J, Slauflenberg 

Mis. Peggy Harrison Thompson 

Ml William L, Turner 

Mrs. Ruth Craft Tyson 

Mr, Archie Odell Wilboin 

Mr. Elmer L. Williamson 

Mr George Turner Winston Jr. 

Mr. Jack L. Wrenn 

Mrs. Doris Gaddis Wright 

Mr. Charles A, Wyrick 

Class of 1959 
35% Participation 

Rev. Douglas S, Albert 
Mrs, Evelyn Williams Allred 
Mr. Jesse E, Andrews Jr. 
Mr. Tommy L. Andrews 

Mrs. Doris Gnssom Askin 

Mr. M. Allon Barnes 

Rev Garland B Bennell 

Rev, Ronald W. Bergman 

Mr Woodrow W, Brown 

Mr Vincent R, Bujan 

Mrs, Ann Bass Burke 

Mr. Carl Whitt Burke Jr. 

Mr. Berry Floyd Carothers 

Mrs, Vivian Franks Cashwell 

Mr, Robert D, Chandlei 

Rev, George D. Chapman 

Mrs, Shirley Swank Chapman 

Mr. Freddie Monroe Chrislley 

Mrs Helen Rumley Cleek 

Mr. John H. Coble 

Mr. Billy Glenn Coley 

Mrs. Marjorie Englebiighl DiPieiro 

Dr. Kenneth Harrison Dudley 

Mrs Marquiia Robertson Duncan 

Mr, Walter M. Edmonds 

Mr Harold Mervin Faust Jr 

Mrs, Belly Shepherd Futrell 

Mr. Bobby Joe Gaydon 

Mr. Wesley Lawrence Gregg 

Mr, Richard C, Guile 

Mrs, Sally Zachary Harper 

Mr. Robert Thomas Hobbs 

Rev. David A. Horn 

Mr Wallace Lee Jernigan 

Mr. lohn R. Kopko 

Mrs. Rebecca Matthews Kopko 

Mrs Linda Simpson Lashley 

Mr. Richard A, Lashley 

Mr. James Donald McCauley 

Mrs. Belly Boswell McDamel 

Mr John Michael McKinney 

Mr. John Duncan McLauchlin Jr. 

Dr Johnny William Meadows 

Dr Aubrey F Morgan 

Rev. Joyce B. Myers 

Dr. William Carlyle Oliver 

Mr. John K Patterson 

Mr, Daniel Cullom Porter 

Mrs. Melba Meleiiou Poulos 

Mr Robert C. Rakes 

Mi Wesley B, Reynolds 

Mr Marion P. Robertson 

Mr George Donald Same 

Mis Martha Langley Shelby 

Mr James Dale Shepherd 

Mr Ronald Eugene Simonds 

Ms, Sylvia E, Sims 

Mr Boyd W, Somers 

Mrs, Tommie Boland Sparks 

Mrs, Louan Lambeth Stanfield 

Mr Robert E, Taylor 

Rev lohn Rex Thomas 

Mr. William Henry Thompson 

Mr, Bethel ludson Trent |r. 

Mr. Garry E, Umstead 

Mr Larry L. Umstead 

Mr. Richard Lee Vestal 

Mr Carston Rochell Wagner Sr 

Mr. Woodrow A. Wall Sr 

Mr Aubrey C, Watson 

Mr Ted Henry Webster 

Mr. C. Ed Welch Jr. 

Mr. Patrick H, Winston Jr. 

Mr. Julius C. Yates 

Class of 1960 
427o Participation 

Miss Emma Frances Allen 

Dr. Curtis Vernon Bare 

Mr William 6. Barham 

Mr, Bobby Leroy Bennett 

Ml. Lynn C Blackwood Sr. 

Mr, Donald K, Blalock 

Mr lohn David Brady 

Mr, Maurice G, Brosky 

Mr. Alfred I. Capuano 

Mr Richard C. Cecil Jr 

Dr, Numa W. Cobb Jr. 

Mrs Margie Lewis Coble 

Mr Richard Washington Cole Jr 

Mr. loseph S Delgais 

Mr. William C. Dobson Ji 

Or. James Perry Elder |r, 

Mrs. Katherine Hughes Elder 

Mr, Howard Bentamm Gibson 

Miss Marion Nixon Glasgow 

Mr. Donald Edward Cral 

Mrs. Marianne McEvoy Guile 

Mi. Jimmy Eugene Hawkins 

Mr Paul V Hinshaw 

Mr. Edward A. Hughes Jr. 

Rev. James Emerson Humphrey 

Mr. Cecil Harris Isley |r. 

Mr. Jack Isley 

Mr. Arthur McKinnon Ivey 

Mrs, Nova Rhodes Jones 

Mrs, Mary Ruth Joynei 

Mr. Lane M, Kidd 

Mr Robert Lee King 

Mr. David G, Lawrence 

Mr. Bobhy Gene Lawson 

Mrs. [o Ann Mansfield Madren 

Mr. James S. Maness Jr, 

Mr. Bobby Kenneth Mangum 

Mrs. Rulh Ann Baleman Martin 

Mr. H. Eldridge Matkins 

Mr. Carl Leon May 

Mr. Robert F. McLean 

Mrs. Harolyn Hanford Merntt 

Mr. James Rudolph Mullins 

Mrs. Jerolene Kidd Nail 

Mr Marion Lee Oaltes 

Mr. less Taylor Patterson 

Mrs. Janice Isley Pulliam 

Mr. Joseph C, Pulliam 

Mr. William Wynn Riley 

Or Joe Kenneth Rogers 

Mis Billie Barrett Rose 

Mr. Stuart W Semple 

Mr. Robert W. Skinner 

Mr Lacy Barksdale Slaylon 

Mr. Robert C- Smith 

Mr, Richard C, Sneed Jr, 

Mr Bobby O, Slanfield 

Mrs Betty Roberts Stauffenberg 

Dr Barbara McCauley Tapscoll 

Mr Raymond L, Thomas 

Di Gary B, Thompson 

Ms. Jean Loy Toms 

Mr. Monroe Irven Troxler 

Mrs. Rebecca Hatch Tucker 

Mr. Jerry W. Turpin 

Dr. Joel W. Walker 

Mr. Zachary Taylor Walker 111 

Mr, William David Wall 

Mr. James R, Whittenton 

Rev. Lafayette T, Wilkins Jr 

Rev Edward C Wilson 

Mrs. Nancy Hudson Wilson 

Mr, Cordon M, Yancey 

Class of 1961 
46% Participation 

Mrs, Lois Poor Albert 

Mrs, Mona Scott Atkinson 

Mrs Barbara Day Bass 

Mr. Hampton Rob Bell 

Mrs. Helen Sockwell Bell 

Mrs. Glenda Isley Blalock 

Ml. Edwin Reddemann Boelie 

Ms. Charlesana Briggs 

Mi. Robert Aaron Burgess 

Mrs. Nancy Dortch Call 

Mr. Dexter M. Campbell 

Mrs. Dean Stadler Coleman 

Or Bobby McManus Collins 

Mrs. Faye Danieley Conally 

Mr Clyde Nelson Eanes 

Mrs. ludy Moore Edmonds 

Mr. George D Eskridge 

Mrs Carol Adams Foster 

Mr. Mark Freeman Foster Jr. 

Mr. William Lee Graves 

Mr. Edward T. Green 

Mr Charles McKinley Hall Jr. 

Mis Lula Roberts Hammond 

Mr. Clifford Monroe Hanford 

Mr Bobby Ray Harrington 

Mrs Barbara Thomas Harris 

Mrs, Mary Briggs Haskell 

Col, William B, Hassell 

Mr. Charles W. Hawks Jr. 

Mr Reece Tomlinson Haywood 

Dr Victor H Hoffman 

Rev Lynwood L. Hubbard 

Mrs, Faye Gordon Humphrey 

Mr. Bobby S, Johnston 

Mi Rodger Kail Knapp 

Mr. John Lance Koenig 

Mrs Sara Summers Lane 

Mrs. Sylvia James Leviner 

Mr. Howard Q. L. Little )f. 

Or Alan Ray Lyerly 

Mr. Anthony J. Markosky 

Mr. Jack A. Martin 

Ms. Chloe Dean McPherson 

Mi. Robert L, Mercer 

Dr. Helen Evans Misenheimer 

Mrs, Norma Campbell Moore 

Mr. James D Moser Jr 

Mrs. ludith Samuels Palkovics 

Mr William J. Palkovics 

Dr. William Whitfield Parham 

Mr. Leroy Pittman Jr. 

Mr George C. Piatt 

Mr Melville L Rallirt 

Mr. C, David Runnels Jr. 

Mr, Douglas W. Scolt 

Mr, John G. Simpson 

Mr. Herbert Lee Smith 

Mr Richard Lewis Smith 

Mrs Barbara Johnson Steele 

Mr Charles T Steele 

Mrs. lane Keck Studstill 

Mrs, Catherine Pennington 

Mrs, Mary Helen Wilkins Tomlinson 
Mr. William Isaac Troutman 
Dr. Grady C. Tuck 
Mr. J. C. Turn 
Mrs Ann Joyce Vickers 
Mr. Earl W. Vickers If. 
Mr. Jimmy E. Ward 
Miss Linda R. Waynick 
Mr. William Henry West |r. 
Miss Julia E. Woodson 
Mr Cecil L. Wright 
Mr Earl V Wright 

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Class of 1962 
44% Participation 

Mt Reid Ross Alexander 

Mrs Sallle Ptidgen Anderson 

Mr Cecil Ray Apple 

Mrs Lorraine Fiske Bailey 

Mr Waller Haldane Bass III 

Mrs. Frances Iran Bennell 

Mr Howard L. Briggs |r. 

Mrs. Carolyn Apple Childress 

Mr. Carroll 5 Credle Jf, 

Mrs, Harriet Hammond Dalcin 

Mr. Carl L Davenport 

Mr. Sigmund S. Davidson 

Mrs. Linda Perry Driver 

Mrs. Cayle Patterson Etird 

Mf Allen Carl Foster 

Mrs. (ellie T. Fosier 

Mr. William Albert Graham |r, 

Mr. lames Edward Hair 

Mr. Robert lames Hall 

Or C. Re» Hardy 

Mr Raymond Ttiomas Hardy 

Mr Webster lohn Hill 

Mr R. B lennings jr 

Mr Bobby Lee [ones 

Mr lames Glenn lones 

Mr. I. Thomas Kelly 

Miss Mary Lou Kernodle 

Mr G Ervin King 

Mrs. June Wyrick King 

Mr. Robert Bruce Kittenger 

Mr. William Edward LaCoste 

Mr. Donald L Lauver 

Mrs, Billie Snipes Lee 

Mr. |im Leviner 

Mr. Daniel Powell Mangrum 

Mrs. Arline Dinapoli Markosky 

Mrs. Kathy Rose Mason 

Mr Bobby Eugene McKinnon 

Mrs, Delia Mane Vickers McKinnon 

Mrs. Cary Keogh Mercado 

Mr. Bobby Ernest Moore 

Mr. Frank Ritchie More |r. 

Mrs Kay Kennedy More 

Mrs Phyllis Hopkins Morningsiar 

Mrs Carolyn French Moser 

Mr lohn A. Munick |r. 

Mr Leroy R Myers 

Dr. lohn U. Newman III 

Ms. lane Owen 

Mr. Lindsey Philip Page 

Mrs Nancy Ellington Patterson 

Mi. Robert Otis Payne 

Mr lerry Paul Pike 

Coi- Frank Kerr Purdy jr. 

Mr Bill Frank Ray 

Mr. Charles B. Rayburn |r 

Mrs. loan Pegram Reece 

Mr. lames Worth Rich |r. 

Mrs. Mary Kennedy R>dge 

Dr Thomas H. Sears Jr. 

Mr Richard L. Shoe 

Mrs Hilda Kennedy Short 

Mr. Wayne Nelson Stafford 

Mrs. Wilda Humphrey Stngo 

Mr. John Herbert Swift 

Mrs. lanice Holl Sykes 

Mrs Shelby Cunter Thomas 

Mrs. ludy Wright Truitt 

Mr. David Gardiner Tyler III 

Mrs. Dorothy Hawks Utz 

Mt. Robert Edward Ulz 

Mrs. Barbara Smith Vance 

Mr. Fletcher Dennis Wallers 

Mrs. Margaret Smilh White 

Mrs Martha Bnille Wilkins 

Mrs Leatrice Overby Wilson 

Mrs lanel Pike Woody 

Rev. Clyde Mack Wray Jr. 

Mr. L. Dean Yates 

Class of 1963 
42% Participation 

Mr. Richard Aaronson 
Mr. Dewey Verne Andrew 
Mrs Margarei lohnslon Andrews 
Mr. Howard Franklin Arner 
Mr. Harrell W. Baker 
Mr. William N Bane Jr. 
Mrs Betsy Garden Barham 
Mr Robert L. Barham 
Mf Charles L. Bateman 
Mr. Willis F. Btlderback 
Mrs. Mary Chandler Boal 
Mrs. Barbara Jensen Broadhent 
Mr. Edward Royal Bucknef 
Dr James Allen Suie 
Mrs. Mary Shaw Carpenle' 
Mr Roger Slarr Cartwrighl 
Mrs. Martha Marlowe Cavanagh 
Mt Thomas James Crandall 
Mrs Mclver Henderson Ctonin 
Mr. James C. Cfulchlield 
Mrs June Evans Crutchfield 
Mr. John Oino Dalcin Jr. 

Mrs. lane Harper Fardella 
Mr Edward Thomas Rtzgerald 
Mrs. Sharon Black Gero 
Mr. William Richard Gilliam 
Mr. Clyde W. Gordon )t, 
Mrs Loretta Benson Hall 
Mrs Amy Litten Harman 
Mrs, Eleanor Smilh Hartley 
Mrs Phyllis Powers Hmshaw 
Mf Henry E. lohnson 
Mrs. lanel Pugh Johnson 
Mr Samuel Arnold lohnson 
Mr William C. Jones Jr. 
Mrs. Kalhryn Thomas Kidd 
Dr. Helen Rogers LegeHe 
Mr. Michael Edmund Linle 
Mr. Robert Thomas Lovell 
Mrs. Carolyn Carr Lusk 
Mr Charles Randall Maidon 
Mr. Paul Hillard May 
Mr. lohn A. McKeon 
Mrs. Dian Clary Munick 
Mr Jerry Franklin Nance 
Dr, H Barry Opell 
Mr Dudley Walton Purdy If 
Mr Robert Edward Rogers 
Mr. Victor Huntley Seamon Jr. 
Mr. lames A. Shirley 
Dr Leonard H. Simmons 
Rev, Maurice Edward Staley 
Mrs. Bettie D Strohm 
Mr Kennelh H Swanson 
Mr, Clyde Victor Way Jr. 
Miss Aileen Webster 
Mr. I Alvis Webster 
Mr Edward Franklin While |r 
Mr William Robert Wnght 
Mrs, Rachel Adkins Younger 

Class of 1964 
35% Participation 

Mr Clifton Gentry Averette 

Mrs Alpha Carter Banker 

Mr Mac Donald Bowman 

Mrs Cayle Presnell Bnggs 

Mr lohn loseph Ovanagh |r 

Mf. Johnny Mack Clayton 

Mr lohn David Downs 

Mrs, Sally Cershengoren Duttweiler 

Mr. Thomas Sloan Ford 

Mrs, Beth Bouldin Freeze 

Mr Charles D, Futfell 

Mr. Billy Slaler Greeson 

Mr K. Walter Grom 

Dr Robert A. Cwaliney 

Dr Seymour Gerald Hall 

Mrs, Sara Foley Hans 

Mrs Lois Richardson Hinshaw 

Mrs Rachel Youngblood Holt 

Mr William Robert Humble 

Mrs, Barbara Matthews Jackson 

Dr John Paul Jones 

Mrs, Carolyn Brown Keams 

Mrs. Penny Tuqua Latham 

Mr. William Francis Luby Jr, 

Mr John Zebulon Lynch 

Mr John Webster McCollum 

Mrs Carolyn Wright McOuffie 

Mr, Hinson Lebby Mikell pr. 

Mr T William Momingstar Jr, 

Mr, Ocie Fraser Murray Jr, 

Mrs Edna Yorke Paschal 

Mr Wilbert Edgar Paschal 

Mrs, Jeanne Lankford Purdy 

Mrs Bonnie Leroy Raybum 

Mf Harold Lance Rogers 

Mf. Tommy Shelly Russ 

Mf Philip Moyer Secrist (r. 

Mr Herbert William Siner Jr, 

Mrs, Diane Loy Somers 

Mr. Gary Eugene Steele 

Dr, Durward Turrentifw Stokes 

Mr Gene Raymond Stokes 

Mr, Charlie H, Strigo 

Mf Allen Paul Sirohm 

Mr Francis Stanley Stump 

Mrs, Melinda Powell Sutherby 

Mrs. Rachel Brown Todd 

Mr, William Carlton Wilbum 

Mr. Gene While Wrenn 

Mrs, Dime Cladson Yales 

Mr, Paul M. Yentis 

Class of 1965 
39% Participation 

Mrs, Frances Poe Beasley 
Mrs, Glenda Pfidgen Bell 
Mrs, Belly Troxler Blanchard 
Mrs, Beverley Powell Blondell 
Mrs Sue Rudd Boelte 
Mr Thomas E Brecse 
Dr Kenneth Robert Broda 
Mr Larry Lloyd Bulla 
Mr. Claience Eugene Carter 
Dr Joseph Anthony Cote 
Mr Cordon Cox 

Mr. James Edward Ounn 

Mrs. Marcia Leypoldl Eberly 

Mrs. Pamela lohnson Edwards 

Mrs Florence Moore Ellenberg 

Mr, William James Euliss Jr. 

Mr. Leroy Glenn Ford 

Mrs. Rulh Chilton Frye 

Mr, Richard Jurgen Gunkel 

Mr. James William Hamill 

Mr Kenneth L. Harper 

Dr E Franklin Harris 

Mr. James Nimrod Harris If 

Mr Donald Wayne Hinton 

Mr. Crover Cleveland Huffines 

Df- Leslie Donald Johnson 

Mr, Norman W, Joyner 

Mrs, lane Farmer Kapela 

Mrs, Evelyn Bell Keni 

Dr, David A, Krueger-Andes 

Mrs, Linda Benson Lee 

Mrs, Joan McDowell Loewenstein 

Mrs. Judy Jones Loy 

Mf Alan Vinceni MacDonald 

Mr. William M. Mahaffey 

Mr. Bill R, Maness 

Mr. Edward Douglas Mason 

Mr Thomas Hughes Maslen 

Mrs Susan Frye McCrary 

Mr. John Edward Minns 

Mrs. Ann Jennings Monlney 

Mr. Paul Fetzer Nance 

Mrs. Anne Aaron Newman 

Mr. John Cowan Nichols 

Mr. Bruce D. Olson 

Df Betsy Allen Parsley 

Mr. Clark Benny Patterson 

Mrs. Brenda Perry Price 

Mr. William Madison Rice 

Mrs. Marty Hogensen Robinson 

Mrs. Rita Lindley Rogers 

Mrs- Dorolhy Hilliard Roher 

Mr Andrew Fred Rohrs 

Mrs Katherine Ellington Russell 

Mrs. Cay Yule Saunders 

Mr. Benjamin David Schneider Jr 

Mr. Ashby L. Shiffleit Jr. 

Mrs Judy Keck Shoffner 

Mr. Melvin L. Shreves Jr. 

Mr, I Lowry Sinclair III 

Mrs Faye Averette Siner 

Mrs, Nancy-Lou Butler Smith 

Df, Frederick James Stephenson [r 

Mr, Roger H Suddilb Jr 

Mrs, Kay Jeffreys Sykes 

Mr Lowell Lawrence Thomas 

Ms Carole Boyle Thompson 

Dr, James Watson Jr, 

Mrs. Kathryn Sandefur White 

Mr William Ransom Whitlenton Jr 

Mr. William Newton Wilder 

Mr. Scott Michael Zimmerman 

Mr. Richard Paul Zimmerman 

Class of 1966 
43% Participation 

Mr, Thomas Garland Anderson 

Mrs. Sandra Carleton Andrew 

Mrs. Beverly Frye Arner 

Mrs. Elaine Thomas Auman 

Mr Charles W. Avila 

Dr William Dee Bailey 

Mr. David Ross Blair III 

Mrs. Kalhryn Tronler Booe 

Mrs. Judith Peele Breese 

Mr. Isaac Hartford Broadaway 

Mrs. Martha Simpson Broda 

Miss Brenda Kaaren Brown 

Mr. John Edward Burtsche 

Mr. John Bradley Cahoon III 

Mr, Jerry Delane Cameron 

Mrs. Dianne Hancock Causby 

Mrs. Pamela McLaughlin Clark 

Mr. Dennis Corr Clinton 

Mr. Alex L. Cook 

Mr. Scon A, Crablree 

Mrs. Mary Benson Daniels 

Mr. Ronald Edward Denhart 

Mr. John Nicholas Devilo Jr 

Mr. David Kennelh Dewar 

Mr. Nathaniel Macon Edwards III 

Mrs. Betty Hill Fortune 

Miss Kate Fowler Fosler 

Mrs. Margaret Hall Fowler 

Mr. Arthur Leon Fox Jr. 

Mrs. Carole Popowski Garbowski 

Mrs. Rebecca Webster Craves 

Mr. Cecil Ward Cwaltney |r. 

Mr. C. Ray Hall 

Mrs. Diane Hoge Hall 

Mf, Charles Dale Harriman 

Mfs, Glenda Swarmgen Harris 

Mr. William Rex Harrison Jr 

Ms, Nell Marie Harviel 

Mr. Foyle Hightower Jr 

Mr. Ronald Charlton Hodkmson 

Mrs. Palricia Garden Hollan 

Miss Betty Frank Houston 

Mr. Thomas Wicker Jetfery 

Mr. Walton C. Jennelle Jf 

Mr. Edward Lee Johnson 

Mr. Thomas Phillip Johnson Jr, 

Mr C. Tim Kempson 

Mrs Martha Tedder King 

Mf James Holt Lasley 

Mr Berwyn Lance Lawrence 

Mrs Leanna Sellers Lawrence 

Mr. David R. Lent 

Mr Samuet Maurtce Lillon 

Mr. Edward C Mas! 

Mrs. Helen Claxton McCoiter 

Mr. R. Tyrone McDuffie 

Mrs. Marta Barnhart Mears 

Mr Ralph C. MizeUe Jr 

Mrs Ann Pennington Olson 

Mr Philip Carl Pagliarulo 

Mi. Robert George Pease 

Mrs. Mable Somers Peeler 

Mr. James Patrick Pepe 

Miss Jane Marie Pointer 

Mr. David Bruce Potter 

Mr William Don Richardson 

Mr. Arnold F. Robertson 

Mr Ronald E. Robertson 

Mr, Carl Frederick Rost 

Mr. Melville Tyrone Rowell 

Mrs. Mary Coolidge Ruth 

Mf William James Ruth 

Mr Charles H. 'Chip' Saunders 

Mr John Howard Sellers 

Mr Owen Nelson Shields 

Mrs Martha Lipsky Sioussat 

Mr, Alton Skinner III 

Mrs. Linda Browning Steele 

Mrs. Sharon Smith Stephenson 

Mrs. ludith Hillers Vaughan 

Dr. Denny Elwood Wagoner 

Mr George L. Walters |r. 

Mrs. Nancy Turner Watson 

Mr. Geoige Samuel Weber 

Mr Edward Howell WesI 

Mr Harold Edward Williams Jr. 

Mr William Armistead Williams |r. 

Mrs. Karen Fisk Wissmann 

Mrs. Jessie Kernodle Wood 

Mr. James Kennelh Woodruff 

Class of 1967 
46% Participation 

Df Michael Jay Aaronson 

Mrs. Gail Campbell Allcock 

Mr. Reginald Reade Allen 

Mr. J. Douglas Amick 

Mr. Howard Douglas Apple Jr 

Mr. Charles Leslie Askew Jr. 

Mrs. Anne Stegall Atwaler 

Mrs. Judy Smith Atwater 

Mf Albert G. Baer Jr. 

Mrs Susan Mclnlyre Baggett 

Dr Charles Robert Bagnell 

Mrs, Sue lames Bagnell 

Mrs, Sandra Bueschel Bass 

Rev. Richard Frost Becker 

Mrs. Gail Edwards Blobner 

Mrs. Patricia Dorst Bowden 

Mrs. Linda McPherson Bowland 

Mrs, Emmaline Newman Bowles 

Mr Fred Degrotle Busick 

Mr. Lonnie Mack Garden 

Mr David Andrew Chapman 

Mf Peler M Coghill 

Or George W Colclough 

Mr, Thomas Grady Conally 

Mrs. Molly Wilkins Cooper 

Mr. Brodie C Covington 

Mr. L Kent Cfim 

Mr. James flenion Dailey 

Mrs Jane Benton Dailey 

Rev. William Franklin Daike III 

Mr. David Ray Dean 

Mr. Bob Snyder Denny 

Miss Joyce Kay Drake 

Mr Drexel Gray Durham 

Mr Douglas loseph Dv/yer 

Mr. Alton Fefrol Edmondson |r 

Mr Darius Vinson Ellenberg 

Ml Robert David Ferrell 

Mrs Sue Wilber Ferrell 

Mrs Virginia Meacham Fogleman 

Mr Oscar B. Fowler |r. 

Mrs Brenda Dickerson Fritter 

Mr Linwood Alvin Garrison 

Mr Thomas C Ctfford 

Mrs Willa Campbell Cold 

Mr. John Michael Greeson 

Mr. Robert Leslie Gregory Jr. 

Mrs, Martha Mallhews Crimson 

Df. Oliver Grant Halle 

Mrs. Myra Boone Harris 

Mr, Charles Donald Honeycult 

Mrs. Aileen Parker Hopkins 

Mrs, Cai Willingham Huddleston 

Mr. Garth Wallace Hulson 

Ms, Sandra Bergman Inman 

Mr, Kennelh O, Jones 

Mrs Mary Ann Barnes Kimball 

Mr, Lawrence Peler Kleeberg 

Mis. Sarah Maurer Koch 

Ms. Margarei Anne Leister 

Mr. John Slewarl Little 

Mr. Jonathan Lucas 

Mrs. Nadine Longest Lucas 

Mr. C, V. May Jr. 

Mr Bruce Frazier McCotler 

Mr Andrew Patlerson McPherson 

Mrs Sara Miller Mitchell 

Mr Larry Edwards Mixon 

Mr. lames David Morgan 

Mr Clyde lohnson O'Ferrell |r. 

Mr. William James Onulrak 

Mrs, Lila Walker Patterson 

Mrs. Adna Brulon Pierce 

Dr Samuel Murray Rankin 111 

iMr John Phillip Ray 

Rev Dr. James Silas Ritler Jr. 

Mrs. Carol Adolfson Rittle 

Mr. Homer L. Ruff 

Mr, lohn Robert Saddler 

Mrs, Bonae Euliss Scholl 

Mr, Bill Scott 

Mr, Graeme Hunter Shull 

Mrs. Ronda Cecil Smith 

Dr. William Fremont Stiles 

Mrs. Madonna Sawyer Stump 

Mr. James Matlhew Sutlenlield Jr. 

Mr, Curtis L. Tetley Jr. 

Mrs. Ins Whilesel! Trenl 

Mr. Samuel Parker Troy 

Mrs. Melba While Wagoner 

Mr Donald L. Weed 

Mrs. Marie Schilling Wertz 

Mrs. Jane Holler Williamson 

Dr Roger Enoch Wood 

Class of T968 
41% Participation 

Mrs. Elizabeth Woolsey Aitcheson 

Mrs. Delna Lineberry Antaki 

Mr. lames LeRoy Baker Jr. 

Mrs. Judy Games Batchelder 

Mrs Yvonne Cfand)ean Bond 

Mrs, Jo Linens Brantley 

Mrs. Sharon Cable Brignon 

Mrs. Carol Lupinacci Brown 

Mr. Donald Monlsayl Brown 

Mr. Melvin Hudson Burke Jr. 

Mrs. Call Wachter Camp 

Mr. Thomas Graham Campion 

Mrs Jane Aaron Carmichael 

Mr. Archie Howard Caudle 

Mrs Beverly Anderson Clement 

Mrs Joyce Sockwell Clemmer 

Mr. Edward Lee Cockman 

Mr. Bobby Ray Collie 

Ms. Naomi Moore Cook 

Mr. Gregory Lawrence Craig 

Mrs, Betsy Patterson Crisp 

Mr. Dwighl lohn Davis 

Mrs. Holly Hollingsworth Davis 

Mrs. Nancy McNair Dinicola 

Mrs. Susan Clark Drew 

Mr. Edgar Lee Dunn Jr, 

Ms. Linda Eileen Durham 

Mrs Sharon Branch Dwyer 

Mr William David Frank 

Mrs. Donna Sutton Frazier 

Mis. lane Frost- Anderson 

Mr Richard William Gibson 

Mr Thomas Byron Gold III 

Mi. Walter Lyerly Gose 

Mis. Patricia McCausland Grzetic 

Mr Robert W Halsled 

Mr Robert Bernard Hege If. 

Or William N P Herbert 

Mr. Dempsey Burdon Herring 

Mr. Thomas Jerry Hogge 

Miss Vickie Gayle Horner 

Mrs. Ellen McPherson HufFines 

Mr, Anthony Carter Hurt 

Mr, David Jeffrey Johnson 

Mr. Cary Robed Jones 

Mrs, Linda Carr Jordan 

Mr Gary Wayne Karriker 

Mrs. Joan McKeown Kimel 

Mr, Carl Webber King III 

Mr Joe Glenn Lee 

Mr, Ronnie Eugene Lee 

Mrs. Margie Wood Love 

Mr. Harold Lee Lovelte 

Mr. William Edward Lyons 

Mr. Larry Glenn Mabe 

Mr. James G. Marshall 

Mr. lames G, McClure Jr, 

Mr Coke G. McLamb 

Mrs. Holt Brown McLean 

Mr. Carey Gregory Melts 

Mr. Thomas Henry Milspaw 

Mrs. Barbara Ippolno Morrison 

Mr. Oale Stuart Morrison 

Mr. Donald Lucas Morrison 

Mr Joseph Rea Nichols 

Mr, K, David Nichols Jr. 

Mr, Alex W, Oliver IV 

Mrs, Patricia Demeier Overmyer 

Mrs. Sheila Welborn Pagura 

Mr, Thomas Howie Payne 

Mr. Peler Jajnes Pefanis 

Mrs, Margarei Bell Poe 

Mrs. Jane Mclver Robertson 

Mr. M. Thomas Rodney 

Mrs. Barbara Amos Sipe 

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Mf. Larry Kent Small 
Mf. Dennis Wayne Smart 
Mrs. Melinda Ayscue Smdh 
Mr. Frank Ivan Sleele 
Rev Dolan Alenander Talbert 
Mr lames Edward Teer 
Mrs. Catharine Koorn Thomas 
Mrs. LorJne Filch Tollen 
Mrs. Mary Perkins Tronier 
Mr. Ronald Earl Tugwell |r. 
Mr. William Robert Turner 
Mr. Charles A. VanLear 111 
Mrs. Eleanor Zezzo Voighl 
Mrs. Barbara Revere Walter 
Mrs. Kay McCaulev Ward 
Mr, Thomas Ray Ward 
Mr. lohn Hugh Whillalch |r. 
Mr Michael Lewis Wilburn 
Mr Donald Earl Williams 
Mf, Donald Grey Wood 
Mr. Michael Calloway Wood 
Mr, Lester C. Younts jr. 

Class of 1969 
36% Participation 

Mr. Noel Lee Allen 
Mr. William Thomas Amick 
Mr Paul Harry Amundsen 
Mr. Sheldon John Batchelder 
Mr. Bobby Neal Beckom 
Mr-;. Treva Wagoner 

M(. Donnie Lynn Bowers 
Mr. William Ambrose Bowes 
Mf. Richafd Dee 6ray 
Mrs, Rebecca Borchelie 

Mr, Chester Wallon Burgess III 
Mrs, Mary Leslie lames Butler 
Ma|Oi Joseph Anthony Bynus |r 
Mrs. Rebecca Gobbel Cagle 
Mrs. Katefi Retder Cafden 
Mr. Donald Straiton Carroll U 
Mf. Ray Sydnor Carroll Ir. 
MfE Sandra Boairight Carroll 
Ms. Kathryn Copeland 
Mrs. Marilyn Farley Cowles 
Mf lames Wesley Daniel 
Mfs, lunie Sparks Davis 
Mrs Rebecca Whiiaker Davis 
Mr. Thomas Rufus Davis If 
Mr. David Lee Dunn 
Mr Larry Edward Durham 
Mrs. Mane Campbell Edwards 
Mr. I Wesley Cilliam 
Mf. Isaac Bates Grainger III 
Mr. James Martin Habel 111 
Mf. Michael Wayne Hailey 
Mrs. Mary Shaw Ham 
Mr Michael Stuart Hamm 
Mr Cu'rie Clay Handy 
Mfs! Penny Cilliam Hafdie 
Mrs, Barbara Hudson Harrell 
Mf. Frederick Martin Hoy 
MfS. [ulia Treece Hudson 
Mf. Richard Foster Hughes 
Mr. Franklin Ray Ingle 
Mr. Rodney Bennett Ingle 
Mrs Jane Taylor Jarvis 
Mr. Edward Lee lohnson II 
Ll, Martha Sue lohnson 
Mr. Gary Lewis lordan 
Mrs. Susan Heatwole Karp 
Mrs, Lydia Farrell Karstaedt 
Mrs, Bonnie Perrell Landrelh 
Mr. Anthony Tredway Layne Jr. 
Mr. Larry M. Lee 
Dr Rev Dace Allison Lewis Jr. 
Dr lames Horn Lightbourne III 
Miss A. Cafolyn Little 
Mrs. Lynda Lewis Little 
Mrs. Vivian Greene Marshall 
Mr. George Edgar Martin |r. 
Mr. Peter Newman Martin 
Mr. Edward Deane McGinnts 
Mr. Edwin Ross McGraih |r 
Mr Thomas Irvin McLean 
Major David Marsh 

McLelland |r 
Mr lerry Edward Midkitf 
Mr C. Douglas Mills |r 
Mr Willard Lee Mills |r. 
Mr Robert Ward Mottetl 
Mr Robert John Monacelli 
Mr Charles Gale Neese 
Cdr. Richard Earl O'Neal 
Mrs, Kaye Savage Oman 
Mr William Roben Oman 
Dr. Gerry Stephen Oxiord 
Mf John Edward Papa 
Mrs. Kay Thomas Papa 
Mf. Wayland Thomas Pond 
Mr. Don Juan Puiman 
Mrs lanice Moore Ray 
Mr Wayne Keith Recks 
Mrs. Mafy Underwood 

Mr Edward James Riddle 
Mr Hugh Odell Rollins |r 

Mrs. Judith Stevens Roper 
Mr. Eddie Wayne Scott 
Mr. Kenneth P. Scott |r- 
Mfs, Penelope Ann Muse 

Mf Larry Wayne Sharpe 
Mr, Barton Carr Shaw 
Mrs, Barbara Keppler Smith 
Mrs, Karen Melberg Smith 
Mrs, Laura Morgan Smith 
Mr, Stephen Emefson Smith 
Mr, Alvin Walter Smuzynski )f- 
Mr, Charles Clifford Springs 
Mr, Howell Benjamin 

Mr. Robert Franklin Sutherland 
Mf. Archie Dee Taylor 
Mr. Vernon Jeffrey Taylor 
Mrs, Gerrelene McDowell 

Mr. Barry William Ward 
Mr Randolph Warren 
Mr, Donald Jay Waugh 
Df, Jerry Edward Webb 
Mr, Frank Taylor Webster |r, 
Mrs lanice Matkms Whitlaich 
Mf, Dan Gordon Williamson 
MfS, Frances Thornton Wilson 
Mrs, Carolyn Kauflman 

Mrs, Mary Terry Lute Wright 
Mrs. Pamela Jean McAdoo 


Class of 1970 
41% Participation 

Mrs, Jewel Saunders Adams 
Rev, Archie Brian Aitcheson 
Mrs Judy Brooks Allred 
Mrs, Ann Lentz Ameen 
Mrs, Linda McLeod Amick 
Mrs, Pattie Burns Amundsen 
Mrs Barbara Bohannon Bayliff 
Mr, C, Conway Bayhtt |r 
Mr, Stephen Ralph Bird 
Mrs. Susan Ellts Brown 
Mr Baxter Merritl 

Buchanan |r 
Mrs, Rebecca Bucher Burgess 
Mr Charles Timothy Butler 
Mrs. Susan Brown Cannofi 
Mr lohn Randolph Carpenter 
Mf Sandy Alexander 

Carringion Jr, 
Mr, C Edward Conner |r 
Mr. Kenneth Kipling Cook 
Mrs. Resa Robinson Daniel 
Mr. William N, Dickinson Jr. 
Mrs. Linda Dukovich Dixon 
Mr. Wallace Edwin Edwards 
Mr, David Hatch Farrior Jr. 
Mrs. Sue Hurdle Faucette 
Mr. Peter Fleming Jr 
Mrs. Gaylene Boswell 

Mrs. Victoria Riley Frierson 
Rev. Cecil Lahomer Frye 
Mr. Stephen H. Garner 
Mr. Ronald Edwin Geanes 
Mr, Clarence Willie Gee )r, 
Mrs. lean Perry Girlman 
Mrs. Carol Nielsen Cogola 
Mr. Joseph C Goldberg 
Mrs. Dana Perkins Craves 
Mrs. Dianne Gucker Greene 
Mr. Charles Edward Harris 
Mr, Sidney Filch Hensley 
Mrs, Suzanne Smith 

Mf. Guy C, Higgins 
Mr. Tampa Bryant Hinson 
Mr. John Richard Huber 
Mrs, Linda Kandounas 

Mr. Anthony Charles Hunt 
Dr. Lou Dianne Hurley 
Mr, David Bristol lackson 
Mr. Stephen Arnold lames 
Mf John Steven Jeffries 
Mr. Darryl Charles lennus 
Mr. Robert Lee Johnson 
Mr, Roben Q, Jones |r 
Mr Samuel Paige Jones 
Mr Neill Lawrence Key 
Mrs, Mary Ann McCrary Kirk 
Dr, Phillip Eugene Larrabee Jr, 
Mrs, Janet Hooper Lee 
Miss Linda Anne Lester 
Mr, Kim jelford Luffberry 
Mr. Beverly Leigh Luiz 
Mr. Noble C. Marshall Jr. 
Mrs, Nina Martin McConnell 
Mrs, Bonnie Moore McGeofge 
Mr. Charles David Mercer 
Mr. Clark Moore Newlin 
Mrs. Wanda Wood Newlin 
Mr, Stephen Charles Nicolay 
Mrs, Maryann Swarloul O'Brien 

Ma|. Warren Ronald O'Brien 
Dr Sally Ann O'Neill 
Mr, Jerry Key Oldham 
Mrs, Nita Compher Onufrak 
Dr, William Dewey Owen |r, 
Mr. Walter Anthony Pagura 
Mr. lohn Porter Paistey Jr, 
Mrs, Diane Clendennen Payne 
Mr. Jerry Lee Payne 
Mr. Stafford Randolph 

Peebles Jr, 
Mrs, Bernice Page Phillips 
Mrs, |oy Michael Pickard 
Mrs. Kathryn Stout Pike 
Mrs. Mary Allen Pittard 
Mr, R, Christopher Pittard |r, 
Ms. Martha Alice Pope 
Mr, lames Eugene Ramsey 
Mrs. Prudence Pels Ramsey 
Mr, William Everett Rankin II 
Mr, Deen Trader Reed 
Mrs, Theresa Bresnahan 

Mr Waller Sanford Revefey 
Mrs Adnenne Moen Rogers 
Mr Ronald Neal Rone 
Mr Brodie Washington Rudd |r 
Mrs. Gwendolyn Fitch Rudd 
Mr Lawrence Edward Sage 
Mr, John Richard Shirley 
Mrs. Cleo Perdue Short 
Mr Thomas Edward Short |f 
Mr. Roger L. Sims 
Mrs. Karen White Small 
Mrs, Allene Williams Smith 
Mr, Michael McSwain Smith 
Mr, Roger Wayne Smith 
Mr. Tommy Wayne Smith 
Mr. Royall Herman Spence III 
Mrs. Saundra Ford Steverson 
Mr. William Thomas Stokes IV 
Mrs. Glenda Stonbtaker Stovall 
MfS, Linda Flynn Sykes 
Mr. Donald Lee Tarkenton 
Mrs Margaret lohnson 

Mrs. Kathleen H. Thompson 
Mr. George Tudor Thornhill III 
Mrs, Sylvia Fowler Traynham 
Mrs, Sallie Ward Vanlear 
Mrs, Elise Coley Vernon 
Mrs, Deborah Peoples Wheat 
Mr. Ernest Young Wilkinson |r. 
Mr. Wade Williamson |r. 
Mr. Charlie Neal Wilson 
Mr. Michael Dixon Wilson 
Mrs. lanel Martin Winstead 
Mr. William Clement 

Winstead |r. 
Mr. lerry Thomas Woodlief 
Mr. Richard Charles Youmans 
Mr. James Marvin Young 
Mr. Alvin |ohn Zink III 

Class of 1971 
40% Participation 

Mr. Donald loseph Allen 
Mr, Bobby Dean Atkins 
Mr. Thomas Randall 

Mr, Peter Anthony Baselici 
Mr, Thomas Leon Bass Jr. 
Mr, Richard Bra>ton Bennett 
Dr, Shelby Dill Bennett 
Mr, Allen Lowery Beltis Jr, 
Mr, Todd Conover Bridgford 
Mr, Robert Laurence Bridwell 
Mr, lames Lyall Brown Jr. 
Mr. William Carey Bunch |r 
Mrs. Janice Deal Burgess 
Mr, George David Cannon 
Mr, Clyde Dean Carelock 
Mrs Cynthia Carruth Coker 
Mr, John Claude Cole 
Mr, Michael Alan Comer 
Mr. Ronald Lee Crawford 
Mr, Terry Lee Crigger Sr, 
Mrs. Lynne M. Schwartz Davis 
MfS. Karen Jensen Dickinson 
Mrs. Linda O'Briant Dodson 
Mr. Donald Wade Doggett 
Mr. Francis Robert Dove 
Mrs, ioar^r} Lockwood Doyle 
Mr, Ronald Preston Emerson 
Mr William Gannaway Estes 
Mrs, Brenda Forbis Flintom 
Mr. Charles Robert Flintom 
Mr, James Charles Baruch 

Miss Anna Louise Cerow 
Mr Robert Morfis Godfrey 
Mr. David Lewis Goodman 
Mrs. Mary Parker Gregory 
Mrs Janice Horner Hailey 
Miss Mary Anne Hampton 
Mr. leffrey Louis Hansis 
Mrs, Marilyn Crawford 

Mr, Willie Eugene Hargrave 

Mr Steven Brooks Harper 

Mr. Dean lay Thompson 

Mr Thomas Jeffrey Hedrick 

Mr, Gary Wayne Thrift 

Dr Patricia Sue Herbin 

Mr. David judson Towe 

Mrs. Miriam Kenyon Hicklin 

Mrs Donna Kerkow Towe 

Mrs. Clenda Grant Hmshaw 

Mr. Larry Warner Ulz 

Mr. Stephen West Holden III 

Mr. William Wallace jr. 

Mrs Linda Canledge Homey 

Mr. Michael Anthony Warren 

Mr, Peter Daniel Hudgins Jr. 

Mr. Danny Eugene Watson 

Mr. Richard Brice Hudson 

Mr, Walter Todd White 

Mr. Stephen Lee Hutcherson 

Mrs. Betty Andrews Windham 

Mrs. Linda Murray Ingold 

Mr. Gary 1. Winternheimer 

Mr. William Clyde Ivy 

Mr, Harold Glenn Winters 

Mr. Kenneth Lindsey larvis |r. 

Mr. Claiborne C. Young II 

Mr. George Randall lohnson 
Mr. Paul Larry lohnson 
Miss Susan Hunt (ohnson 

Class of 1972 

Mr Willard Lee (ohnson |r. 
Miss Anne Byrd (ones 

37% Participation 

Mrs lackie Watson [ones 
Mrs Glenda Condon Kale 

Mr Roger Alan Keim 

Mr, Charlie |, Abney 

Mrs ludith Rankin King 

Mr, lames Drew Alexander 

Mrs. lanice Wood Kite 

Mrs. Sandra Robinson Allen 

Mrs, Sandra Brewer 

Mr Robert Hamilton Ashwell 


Mrs Alva Sanders Ayers 

Mrs Karen Paulos Lane 

Mrs Stephanie Phifer 

Mr Robert Raymond Lane 


Mrs, Marilyn Turner Lang 

Mr Charles Lee Ball III 

Ms Susannah Teneyck Lansing 

Mr. loseph Don Barrett 

Mr, Jerry Wayne Lawson 

Mrs. Sarah Draper Baselici 

Mr Walter Percy Lmeberry |f. 

Mrs. Elizabeth Sktpsey Basnight 

Mr Harmon Lee Loy |f. 

Mr. Richard Blackwood Batte 

Mr. Frank Randolph Lyon 111 

Mr. Richard Allen Beck 

Mrs Ruby Nance Maness 

Mr. Charles Frederick Bell 

Mrs Kathryn Bottoms Marshall 

Mr. Williaii Earl Bond |r. 

Mr. John Daniel McConnell 

Mr. Michael Vernon Booth 

Miss Deborah Lou McDaniel 

Mr. Roben Blackburn Booth 

Mr, Lloyd Douglas McDaniel 

Mr. Robert Wayne Bowery 

Mrs, Maureen Hagel McDaniel 

Mr. lames Russell Bowman Jr, 

Mr, Richard Eugene McGeorge 

Mr, Phillip Norris Brewer 

Mrs. Linda Canciglia McWilliams 

Miss Dawn Kaye Bunting 

Mrs. Dorothy Farrell Meixel 

Mr. Rhett Eugene Catoe 

Mrs. Esiela Bernstein 

Capt. Roben H Cavmess 


Mr John Braxton Clark 

Mr Gary Wayne Morion 

Mr James Leon Correll |r. 

Mr Michael 1 Muldoon 

Mrs lanet Lee Graver 

Mr Michael Edwin Newsome 

Mrs. Dale Price Crim 

Mr. Kenneth R Nunn 

Mr. Louis De Cazenove 

Mr Michael E Overton 


Mr Ernest Carl Padden 

Mrs. Gale Weatherly Davis . 

Mr. Donald Lee Perkins 

Mr. Richard Lee Davis 

Mr Jack Leon Perry 

Mr, Robert Kent Davis 

Mr. Marvin Worth Phillips Jr. 

Mr. Alan Douglas OeRosa 

Miss Ruth Ann Phillips 

Mr. Carl David Dunker 

Mrs. Deborah Bunting 

Mr. Elmer Howard Edmonds Jr. 


Mrs. Margaret Graves Edwards 

Mf. Robert franklin Pingley 

Mr. Rudolph M, Elicic 

Mrs. Linda Riggs Price 

Mrs, Susan Pell Ellington 

Mr Larry Charles Raines 

Mrs, Sandra Ray Emerson 

Mr jeffy Richardson 

Mf, Douglas Allen Evans 

Mr. John Raymond Riley |r. 

Mr. Thomas Alfred Freeland 

Mrs. Patricia Jones Riley 

Mr, Terry Blame Gaddy 

Mr. William Fowler Robey Jr. 

Mrs, Sharon Helsabeck 

Mr Danny Crawford Rose 


Mr David Walsh Rudder 

Mr. Hugh Allen Cibbs 

Mrs. Donna Scoil Salley 

Dr. Kerry |ay Gilliland 

Mrs. lane Rountree Savage 

Mr lohn Thomas Coodgame 

Mrs. Robbyn Lyons Sealy 

Mrs. Quintina Harrington 

Dr. Billy Fenton Seale 


Mr. Curtis Gilbert Shaw jr. 

Mr. Michael Howard Haire 

Mr Harold Lee Smith 

Mr. Donald Keith Hall 

Mrs. Linda Hundley Smith 

Ms. Anna Kathenne Harper 

Mr. Phillip Allen Smith 

Mr, Daniel Lee Hedgpeth 

Mr, Richard Blaine Smith 

Mr, Virgil Keith Hedrick 

Mr. Waller Harrelson Smith |r. 

Mr. Robert Floyd Snyder 

Miss juanila Irene Steere 

Mr. Robert Watson Stevens 

Mr Charles Eric Strickland III 

Mrs Alta Dehart Sutherland 

Mr. C, Robert Thaxton Ir, 

The Cannon Fou 


Helping To Bulk 

1 Excellence 

When he established a foundatio 

n in 1943, textile giant Charles 

Cannon could not have Itnown t 

iat his charitable institution 

would assist Elon College in beco 

ming "A Place of Infinite 

Possibilities." However, this is pre 

cisely the case. Over several 

decades the millions of dollars ge 

nerated by the college from 

private foundations have given E 

on a qualitative "edge," and the 

Cannon Foundation has been on 

? of its most steady benefactors. 

Mr, Cannon envisioned his Fou 

ndation as having broad goals 

placing principal emphasis upon 

medical care, community funds. 

higher and secondary education, 

youth agencies, and church 

support. In addition, he anticipal 

ed that the Foundation's ac- 

tivities would be confined largely 

to North Carolina. 

The Cannon Foundation, a sub 

tantial benefactor of Elon for 

many years, has met its founder's 

expectation through the awar- 

ding of scholarships and capital i 

Tiprovement grants to the in- 

stitution. Its gift of $50,000 towar 

d the construction of the fine 

arts center is the latest illustration 

of its generosity. 

Today, under the presidency of 

Mrs, Miriam C. Hayes, Mr. Can- 

non's daughter, the Foundation c 

^ntinues lo provide support to 

North Carolina institutions o( hig 

er education, Eton is proud to 

be included among these. 

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Mr Edmund Ferns Hickey III 
Mr Thomas Page Hobbs 
Mrs, Cheryl Thompson Hell 
Mr. Robert Allen Hulfines 
Mr Clyde Harding Hulchjns |r 
Mr. Flovd Lee Ingo'd |r. 
Mrs. Laurie Danbom Inman 
Mrs. lanice Hardisler Iv7 
Mrs. Catherine Festa lames 
Mn. Beth BrinckerhoH lohnson 
Maj Mart Steven (ones 
Mrs Deborah Russell King 
Mr Richard David Kite 
Mrs Donna Hill Krusa 
Mr. Norman Richard LaCene 
Mr. lames Marvin Langston III 
Mr William Bruce Law 
Mrs. loan Deboe Laws 
Mrs. loan Leo Lee 
Mr. Wayne Elliott Lenhaft 
Mr, Thomas Lee Lively 
Mr Slephen Harold Locke 
Mr. Walker Eve Love III 
Mrs. Valleen Moore Maness 
Mr, David Lee Marshall 
Mrs, Sarah Haynes Marshall 
Miss Sandra Faye Martin 
Mrs. loanne Oliver Mathis 
Mr Rickey Calvin Matkins 
Miss Cean Isaacs McBane 
Mr. lohn Dean McBrayet 
Ms, Charlotte Welch McDowell 
Mr Maxlon Curtis McDowell 
Mr MichaehLee Merritt 
Mr |ohf> Michael Michelotti 
Mr. Gale F Miller 
Mrs Sandra Siauffer Mills 
Mr, Gary Howard Moon 
Mr, David Rogers Moore 
Mr. Slephen Frank Neofolis II 
Mr. David Odell Newsom 
Mrs. Stephanie Short Nicholas 
Mr Buster Brown Nicks 
Mr Carl Ralph Nomeyko |r. 
Mr, Louis Latham Owens III 
Mrs. Debra Aydelette Pace 
Mr, Howard Tate Patton |f. 
Mr Henry Felts Pittman 
Mr, York Dudley Poole III 
Mr, William Robert Reed 
Mr Charles Edwin 

Richardson |r 
Mr Slephen Conrad Ridings 
Mr. William Frederick Salzer 
Mr. Hyman Saler 
Mrs. Mary Faye Latham Scott 
Mrs. Leslie Young Self 
Mrs Claryce Higgins Sinclair 
Mrs Celeste Brady Smilh 
Mrs, Lucinda Holloway Smith 
Mr William Clifton Smith |r, 
Mr lames Closs Spell 
Mr, loseph Spigel 
Mr, Carl Wallace Spragins 
Mr William Thomas Staley 
Mrs, Hartleigh Nelson 

Mrs, Lynda Dickenman Stoul 
Mr. lohn David Sullivan 
Mrs, ludith Bfackwell Swanson 
Mrs, Susan Boyer Szczypinski 
Mrs. Ann Euliss Teer 
Mrs, Iris Hyde Topkis 
Mrs, Margaret Clayton Torbert 
Mr Clyde Edward Tysinger |r, 
Mr Gary Lee Walker 
Mr, Bruce K. Washburn 
Mr. Thomas Earl Watlington |f. 
Mr. lames Lee Whitaker 
Mr Tommy Martin Whitesell 
Mrs. Virginia Shipman Wilburn 
Mr Stephen Michael Yost 
Mrs, lanice Landolma Zink 

Class of 1973 
39% Participation 

Mrs. Pamela Berry Aldridge 
Mr Stewart Parks Alexander III 
Mr, Danny Lee Allen 
Mrs, Nan Martin Anderson 
Mr Barry Linville Baker 
Mr, Joseph Worth Barbee )r. 
Miss Alelha Lynn Barnes 
Mr Arthur Lee Beck III 
Mrs, Nancy Lee Berube 
Or David Charles Best 
Mr, Sidney Alan Biesecker 
Mr, Tommy Allen Blake 
Mr, Craig Michael Bonebrake 
Mr Timothy Wood Boone 
Miss Brenda Ann Brewer 
Mr, Gary Andrew Brown 
Mr. David Donald Burke 
Mr Robert Lee Cagle 
Mrs. (ill Rivenbark Carr 
Mr. Thomas Francis Carroll IN 
Mrs Bennie Baieman Caioe 
Mr William Randolph Caviness 
Mrs. Gail Starnes Clark 

Mrs, Linda Collier Collins 
Mr, lames Calvin Compher |r. 
Mrs. Lala Smith Complon 
Mr, Charles Edward Connelly |r. 
Miss Susan Emma Corbitt 
Or, Aionzo Hook Covington 
Mrs. Ellen Rhodes Covington 
Mr lohn Lee Crosby 
Mr |. Perry Crouch 
Mr. William Harry Crouse 
Mrs Rebecca Leonard Curtis 
Mr. Carson Ira Dabbs 
Mr. lohn Horace Dawson 
Mrs. Catherine Wilson Day 
Mr. Christopher Howland Day 
Mrs. Elizabeth Scott DeFord 
Mrs. Linda Suzanne Helsley 

Mr. Dale Michael Denton 
Mr. lames Steele Denton 
Mr. Robert Russell Dixon )r. 
Mr. Thomas Young Dotson 
Mr. Steven Howard Doucetle 
Mr. Gary Dean Dugger 
Mr. Benjamin Douglas 

Edwards |r. 
Mr. Kenneth F Ellington III 
Mr. Dale Crenn Esber 
Mrs. Patricia Russelt Evans 
Mr. Greg Thomas Fowler 
Mr. Timothy Martin Fowler 
Mrs. Bobbie Ivey Franklin 
Mrs. Lyon Miller Fraune 
Ms. Waynell M. Caylord 
Miss Elten Weems Colbranson 
Mr Wallace Reece Gordon |r. 
Mr. Philip Colin Harris 
Mr. Bascom Kyle Harrison |r. 
Mr^. Mary Ann Moore Hensley 
Mrs Laura Tegge Higgs 
Mr, Robert T Higgs 
Mr, Franklin lohn Hightower 
Mrs. lanice McElveen Holmes 
Mr. Richard Horton Holt 
Mr. Daniel Albert Hoopes 
Mrs. Sheila Walker Hovis 
Mrs. Pamela Evans Idol 
Mr Donald McCauley lames 
Mr. Fred Woodley larman 
Mrs. Carolyn OeLuca lohnson 
Mrs. Linda Butler lohnston 
Mr. Hamilton Hartman |ones 
Mrs. Teresa Ranney lones 
Mr. George loseph Kilroy 
Mr. Archie Samuel King 
Mrs. Margaret Marshman Knox 
Mrs. Margaret Ford Krisa 
Mrs. Angela Johnson Lane 
Mr. Larry Steven lanktord 
Mr, |im Wayne Lasater 
Mr. Edwin Glenn Mayhew 
Mr. Larry Bauman McCauley |r. 
Mrs. Virginia Church McCreedy 
Mr, William Steven McCreedy 
Mrs. Connie Coward McNeal 
Rev. Charles Dalton Melvin 
Mr. Roy Lester Montague 
Mr. Robert Piltman Moore 
Ms. Kalhryn Slreeier Morgan 
Mr Frank Bradford Myers |r 
Mr Douglas W. Napier 
Mr. Gilbert Kevin Noll 
Mrs. ludy Ayers Nunnenkamp 
Mrs. Gwendolyn Wood Oakley 
Mrs. Beverly Nute Ogle 
Mr William Henry Ogle jr. 
Mr. Howard Calvin Pace |r. 
Mr. Robert Glenn Padgett |r, 
Mrs. Charlotte Farrior Pagetl 
Mrs Orucilla Russell Palmer 
Mr. Robert Henry Palmer 
Dr. David Stuart Patterson 
Mrs. Ruth Wright Patterson 
Mrs, Susan O'Neil Peters 
Mrs. Mary Cranfill Phillips 
Mrs. Susan Robertson Poole 
Mrs Ann Kukel Porterfield 
Mrs. Carol Rumley Porterfield 
Mrs, Gloria Royal Reaves 
Mrs, lane Kiger Ridge 
Mr. William Franklin Rogers II 
Mr. Slephen Miles Ross 
Mr Michael Shannon Ruggles 
Mrs, Annette Mayo Shaw 
Mr, Barry W, Simmons 
Mrs, lanie McCulley Simmons 
Mr. Dallas Gwyn Smith 
Mr loel Alexander Smith 
Mr. lohn Franklin Smith 
Mrs. Mary Sexton Smith 
Mr, E. Gray Stanfield |r, 
Mrs. Elaine Molt Sullivan 
Mr. lames R. Surry 
Mrs. Christine Maley Swaim 
Mr, W Harold Swangin |r. 
Mr. Paul Sherwood Tew |r. 
Mr. Barton Thigpen |r. 
Rev. Donald Richard Thompson 
Mr. Lawrence lohn Traulwein 
Mrs, Becky Stephenson Van 

Mrs. |o Ann Shore Ward 

Mr, Mark Alan Watson 
Mrs. Donna Watson Weeks 
Mr. lames Harrison White 
Mr. loseph Dorson While |r. 
Mrs. Donna Foster Whitten 
Mrs. Deborah Fisk Williams 
Mr. Terry Allen Williams 
Mr Wayne Dalton Williamson 
Mr Edwin Clifton Wright III 

Class of 1974 
32% Participation 

Mr. Philip Jiries Amash 

Mrs. Paula Hill Atwaler 

Mr. Robert Kent Alwaler 

Miss Rebecca Lynn Bailey 

Mr. Bennie Jay Benton 

Mrs. Patricia Brennan Bidwell 

Mrs. Anne Dechert Blevins 

Ms, Gretchen Newcome Boyd 

Ms. Betty Boyd Brannock 

Mr. Robert Edward Bray 

Mr Clarence Edward Brooks |r. 

Mrs. Deborah Timberlake Bullins 

Mr Howard Allen Cannon 

Mr G. Rulfin Chandler Jr. 

Ms. Ann Cheek 

Mrs. Mary Reveley Crigger 

Miss Suzanne Kathryn Culverhouse 

Mrs. Susan Esies Darr 

Mrs Rebecca Kirkman Delaney 

Mrs Patricia Edney Doucette 

Mr. lohn Odis Edwards 

Mrs. Nancy McLean Edwards 

Mrs. Claudia Shoftner Ellis 

Mrs. Nancy Darden Esber 

Mr Gary Wayne Evans 

Mr. loseph Garland Faulk 

Mr Douglas Cletus Fischer 

Mrs. Faith Pease Fredericks 

Mrs. Barbara Welch Gentry 

Mr. Randy Taylor Glass 

Miss ludith Anne Gooden 

Mrs. Annette Ling Gordon 

Mr. Lewis Scott Graham |r. 

Ms. Laura Peed Hall 

Mr. Myers Thomas Hambright |r, 

Mrs Mary Lea Hadley Hartzog 

Ms, loanne Harvey-Roundy 

Mrs Barbara Gunther 

Mrs, lane Ellen Disharoon Hiller 
Mrs. lennie Farmer Hilton 
Miss Valerie Rhea Honeycutt 
Mrs Elizabeth Shumaker Howard 
Mrs Pamela Hoskins Howard 
Mr Charles Wesley Hughes Jr 
Mrs. Kipsey Meredith Ireland 
Mr. George Randall lackson 
Mr lohn Forest lenkins 
Mrs. lanell Hagen lohnson 
Mr. Terry Clyde [ohnston 
Mrs. Carroll Kraycirik lolly 
Mr. Robert Simpson |ones 
Mr Thomas Michael loyce 
Mr Walter Franklin Kale 
Mrs Laurie Wilson Kelly 
Mr Trent Moseley Kernodle 
Mr. Larry Wendee Kidd 
Mrs. Catherine Wilson Koontz 
Mr Ernest Anderson 

Mr. Leslie Thomas Linotsey 
Mrs. Amy Vaughn Ley 
Mr. Torben 5. Madson II 
Mr. Ronald Lee Mann 
Mr lames Carroll Malherly |r. 
Or, Virgil Robert May III 
Mr. William Thomas McFarland |r. 
Mr. Franklin Holbrook McNutt III 
Mr. Fred Ramsey Midkiff |f. 
Mr loseph Carl Minnis 
Mr. Gary Ray Moran 
Mrs Teresa Lynch Moran 
Mr Richard Thomas Mullett 
Miss Marilyn Ruth Newlon 
Mr. Thomas Otis O'Berry 
Ms. Diane Wynne Palmer 
Mr David Nicholas Patella 
Mr Maurice Lambert Peele |r 
Mr Carlos Bryan Pennington 
Mis. lanice Poore Peirea 
Mrs. Laurie Covell Phillips 
Mr lames Woods Pollard |r. 
Mrs Roberta Harrington Poole 
Mr. William Howard Rogers |r. 
Mr. Mark Edward Russell 
Mr. Dedrick Forrest Samuels |r 
Mr Charles Anthony 

Mrs. ludith Deming Schultz 
Mr. William James Schultz 
Mr. Robert Ferry Scott |r. 
Mr Elias labra Shahwan 
Mr Conrad Aldean Shaw |r. 
Mr. Arthur Maurice Simpson |r 
Mrs. Melanie Kissell Smith 
Ms, Lora lane Stone 

s. Karen Madan Strieker 
. Kenneth Warren Strickler 
s. Pamela Setzer Surratt 
. lames Merrill Thomas 
■, loseph Franklin Trent 
■, Kenneth Reid Troxler 
■. Harold Eugene Tucker 
■, Robert Carter Wallace 
s. Elizabeth Brann Weakland 
■. Terrell Wayne Webb 
■. Bobby Ray Whitfield 
s. Cayle Edwards Williamson 

■ Winder Leroy Wilson 

■ Frank Downing Wiseman 
■- Robert Lee Wolfe ir. 

■, Stephen Thomas Wrighl 
■, Robert Edwin Zezzo 

Class of 1975 
357o Participation 

Mr, R, George Anderson 
Mr. William Henry Atkins 
Mr. Melvyn lames Austin |r 
Mrs. Anne Essie Barnes 
Mr Barry Clinton Baucom 
Mrs Louise Damon Baucom 
Mr. Raymond Lynn Beck 
Mr, David Holden Blevins 
Mr, Barry Aubrey Bradberry 
Mr. Glen Clifford Brincelield 
Mrs. Lynn Breeze Brown 
Dr. George Minson Bullard |r. 
Mrs. ludilh Wicker Butler 
Mr. Ronald Perry Butler 
Mr. Edward Norris Caldwell 
Mr. Gerard Francis Carbone 
Mrs. ludith Dean Carbone 
Mr. Robert Ernest Cassell Ir 
Mr, David Foster Chapman 
Mr, Albert Wayne Church 
Miss Deborah Louise Clayton 
Mrs, Deborah Moore Clayton 
Mr. Clinlon Douglas Collins |r 
Mrs. Amy Ingle Cornell 
Dr. Donald Van Covington 
Mrs. Sheila Greene Cowherd 
Mrs. Susan Kirkland Cralet 
Mr Dwight Wayne Crews 
Mrs. Edna Hinkle Danieley 
Mr. lohn Edwin Danieley 
Mrs. lill Walker Denton 
Mr. Douglas Gordon Duncan 
Mr. David Wroten Eley 
Mr. Raleigh Duke Ellis III 
Mrs. Susan Riddle Evans 
Mr. lerry Lynn Ferguson 
Mr. Shawn Brendan Ferris 
Mrs Nancy Denton Fowler 
Mr. Thomas Curthburth 

Garrett |r 
Mrs. leanne Hynes Gleeson 
Mr Robert Ne^vton Grandy |r. 
Mr. Eddie Allen Gray 
Mr. Lloyd Warren Grooms 
Mr. Richard David Cusler 
Mr, Thomas Eugene Hall |r 
Mr Timothy Taylor Hamilton 
Mr, Richard Douglas Harrison 
Mr. lames Michael Hayes 
Mr. Robert EatI Henderson 
Mr. lames Allen Hepner |t, 
Mr, Kenneth Wade Hinshaw 
Mrs. Carol Smith Huffines 
Mr. Leo Douglas Huffines 
Mr, Richard Edward Hughes 
Mr, Randy Michael Hunley 
Mrs, Deborah Henshall lackson 
Mrs, Denise Patton lohnson 
Miss Vickie Carol Jones 
Mrs, Mary Kilroy Kenzik 
Mr L, Michael Kidd 
Mrs, Rebecca Redman Kidd 
Mrs, Kathy Smith Koman 
Mrs. Tern Kaley Kraft 
Mr Eric Ion Layer 
Mr. Gerald Wylie Leonard 
Ms. Susan Colleen Lewis 
Mrs. Pamela Anne May 

Mr. lames Crawford Little III 
Mr. Wallace Warren Long 
Mrs. Linda Dickerson Lowery 
Ms. Mary Patricia Lynch 
Mr. Frank Fuller Lyon II 
Mr Alfred Lewis Mann 
Mr. Dennis Edward Martin 
Mr. Timothy Albert Maurakis 
Mrs Elizabeth E. McCauley-tewell 
Mrs. Betsy Wolf McDonald 
Mr. loseph Bryson McDonald 
Mrs. Cynthia Crosby McElveen 
Mrs. Suzanne Prystup McGahey 
Mrs. Brenda Holt McGee 
Mrs. Sharon Patterson McGlohn 
Dr. Paul Gerard Moerschell III 
Mrs. Paiti |o May Morrison 
Ms. Laurie Anne Newman 
Mr. David Hall Newton 
Mrs. Ella Senkiw Oldham 

Mr lohn Drew Parr Jr. 

Mr. George Wilson Patterson 
Mr. Samuel Marvin Patterson 
Mr. Steven Carl Patterson 
Mr, Steven Paul Pegram 
Mr, Joseph lavender Perkins III 
Mr Gerald Franklin Pickler Jr. 
Mrs. Martha Eudy Pittman 
Mrs, Susan Farr Raines 
Miss Sue Ellen Rich 
Miss Sherrill Doak Safley 
Mr Lee Alan Sauvain 
Ms Elena Patricia Scott-Schwartz 
Mr. John Benjamin Sealy 111 
Mr. lames Kilby Simmons Jr. 
Mr. Ricky Dean Sims 
Mrs. Kalhryn Easley Smith 
Mr. Harold Thomas Spoon 
Mr, Thomas Howard Stafford Jr. 
Miss Janet Louise Stewart 
Mr, Daniel Shober Stokes 
Mr. James Prentice Taylor Jr. 
Cpt, Richard E, H, Teller 
Mr, lohn Wilson Unsworth 
Mr, Garry William Vanderburg 
Mrs Catherine Crews Wheeler 
Mrs Shelby Teague Wilson 
Mrs, Gail Amos Woolard 
Mr, lames Barry Yeargan 
Miss Carol Short Zin 

:iass of 1976 
i8% Participation 

Mr. lack Harvey Adams III 
Mr David James Addy 
Mr, Reed loshua Alexander 
Mr, Jerry Wayne Alford 
Mr, Hubert Steven Allbrooks 
Mr Ricky Leo Allgood 
Mrs. Ann Shoffner Allred 
Mrs. Sara Watson Anderson 
Mrs. Kaiheren Shetfer Arnette 
Miss Beverly Summer Arthurs 
Mr Ray Bernard Ashe 
Mr. Dale Allen Balderson 
Mrs. Kalherme Daniel Baxter 
Mrs, Theresa Ireland Baxter 
Mr lames Norman Berry Jr, 
Mr, Emory Eugene Bolton Jr. 
Mr Forrest F, Bondurant 
Mr, Mark Rogers Boone 
Mr. Danny Ryan Bowland 
Mr. Alan Lee Breed 
Mr. Eddie Ricky Brooks 
Mr. Dennis Blane Bullis 
Mr, Charles Leo Carrico |r. 
Miss Nancy Kathleen Carson 
Miss Leslie lean Carter 
Miss Kay Perry Carver 
Mr. William Cordon Carver |r, 
Mrs Robbie Harrington 

Mr. Kevin Cea 
Mr, Hyo In Chi 
Mr lames Glenn Cornell 
Mrs, Linda Frances Lyon Costabile 
Mr, J. Fabin Covington 
Mr. Timothy Clarkston Cox 
Mr Charles M, Crater 
Mrs, Betty lean Riddick Crigger 
Mr Henry Neal Day 
Miss Malinda lane Day 
Mr. David Philip Downs 
Ms. Angela Dons Drakulakos 
Mrs. Jennifer Somers Duncan 
Mr. Roy Hill Elgin 
Mr E- Pierce Evans 
Capi, Zenas Elbert Fearing |r, 
Ms, Deborah Kerr Foddrell 
Mrs. Diedri Yount Garrett 
Miss Sharon Gail Gerringer 
Mrs Teresa Stanfield Gibson 
Mr lohn Morton Glenn Jr. 
Mrs. Holly Landenberger Cordon 
Mrs. Anna Ruth Perry Grant 
Mr, Michael Kevin Griffin 
Mr. David George Curley 
Mr. Joseph Malloy Cwynn 
Mrs, Elizabeth Cardwell Harris 
Mrs. Deborah Messick Harrison 
Mr, Joseph Allen Harrison 
Mrs. Patricia McCauley Harrison 
Mr. Willard Dean Harrison 
Mr, David E. Hartzog 
Mr. Thomas Richard Hayes 
Rev. Stephen Zachary Hearne 
Mrs. Janet Hovis Henry 
Mr. letfrey Dean Hill 
Mr. lohn Robert Hill 
Mrs. Joy Walker Hollar 
Mr. Charlie Young Holleman 
Mrs. Lisa Conrad Home 
Mr. Robert Thomas Hurst |r. 
Mrs. Dorothy Greene Inge 
Mr. Steven Van Inge 
Mr. William Daryl Ingold 
Mrs. Elsie Thornhiil lames 
Mr. John Robert Johnson |r 
Mrs, Sharon Gaulden lohnson 
Mr. David Snead King 

August 1985 

Page ISA 

Mr. Emmen Samuel King III 
Mrs, Mary Louise Pearce King 
Mr^. loan Davis Kribs 
Mr. WJllJam Russell Lamar III 
Mrs, Rose Camper Lasater 
Mrs. Donna Brann Lee 
Mr. lames Wallace Lvon Ml 
Ms. Bonr>ie J. Marshall 
Mr. Charles Eugene Marim 
Mrs. Cayle McCilvary Matlhews 
Mrs. |o Ann McPherson Maurakis 
Mrs. Donna Webster McDermoti 
Mr. Thomas Gavin McDermoti 
Mr Timolhy Hill McDowell 
Mrs. Kathy McLeod- Ed wards 
Mr. Clay Thomas McPherson 
Mrs. Susan Lebron Moerschelt 
Mrs. Karen Foster Moore 
Mr. Kenneth Wayne Nelson 
Mr. Willjam Asa Nevvcomb III 
Mr. John Archibald O'Briani II 
Ms. Deborah Forrest O'Connor 
Mr. Fred Ollarzewski 
Mr. Randall Keith Overby 
Mrs. Martha Hall Parker 
Mrs. loan Shultzaberger Parr 
Mr. Fred Waller Pearce 
Mrs, Betsy Weaton Porter 
Mrs. Ellen )oram Priichetl 
Mrs. Jane Hodges Quinley 
Mr. Brad Steven Reynolds 
Mrs. Beity Cook Rigsbee 
Mr. Clilion Ray Robinson 
Mr. Donald Czar Rudy 
Mr. Thomas Campbell Schaeler 
Mr, Rex Mitchell Scott 
Mrs, Donna Knolt Shahwan 
Ms. Denise lane Shelton 
Mr. Dwight Richard Sherlock 
Mr. Scoll Wilham Shibley 
Mr. James Dwighl Shoe 
Mrs. Vickie Roll Sitko 
Ms. Linda McKinney Sluder 
Mrs. Cynthia Parker Smith 
Mr. Danny Bradford Spence 
Mrs. Grace Chu Starnes 
Mrs. Cynthia Stinson Story 
Mrs, Janet Massey Stuart 
Mr. Phillip Hurley Sumner 
Mrs. Karen Stone Talli 
Mr. Robert James Tatti 
Major James Roscoe Taylor 
Mrs. Cretchen Roberts Thompson 
Mr. Talmadge Franklin Vaughn III 
Mrs. Belsy Sherman Weathers 
Mrs. Beth Brown Wedge 
Mr, Ronald Hugh West 
Mrs, lams Baird Whiiehead 
Mr^. lanice Cheek Whitesell 
Mr. Duanc Townscnd Whin 
Mr. Edward Roland Williams |r, 
Mr. Charles Franklin Williamson 
Mr. William Battle Winslead 
Mr. Warren Gilbert Womble 
Mr. David Shiet Wood 
Mr. Michael Thomas Yonlz 
Mr. Dana Glenn Vounis 
Mr. lohn E. Zabel 
Mr. William John Zach 
Mrs. Ralli Mercer Zadrozny 

Class of 1977 
387o Participation 

Miss EInora Grace Agee 

Mr. Thomas Ethan Allen 

Ms. Hope Eleen Amick 

Mr. William David Atwater 

Mr. lerry Vance Barbee 

Mrs. Jeter Gregg Benbow 

Misi Karen Joan Blose 

Mrs. Sandra Cogle Bondurant 

Mr. )ames William Boswell 

Mrs, Deborah Morrow Bowes 

Dr. Phillip Moses Bridgman 

Mrs. June Clark Brooks 

Mr. Terry Franklin Bryant 

Ms. Caihenne Redding Bulla 

Mr. |. Gregory Bunn 

Mrs. Deborah Perry Butler 

Mr. Terry Edward Cagle 

Mrs, Palsy Foster Capone 

Mrs. Deborah Carlson Carlson 

Mr. Donald lohn Carlson 

Mrs. Diane Cummings Catrington 

Mrs. Beverly Vestal Cea 

Mr. Richard Terry Charlton 

Mr. Robert James Clark 

Cpt. Dosie Oscar Comer 

Mr. David Miller Crowder 

Mr. Thomas M Davis Jr. 

Mr. Mark Thomas Deans 

Mr. Nicholas Thomas Dercola 

Mr, David Meredith Dickerson 

Mrs. Patricia Tarrant Duke 

Mrs. Sharon Ellinglon Elgin 

Mrs. Beverly Adams Ellison 

Mrs. Ian Byrum Emory 

Mrs. Jeanne Dutcher Fink 

Mrs. )an Henderson Finley 

Mr. William Alan Fon 

Mrs. Patricia McClone Casparello 

Mr. Thomas Allen Gear 

Dr. Albert Borden Cminder 

Mr, Wilson E. Gof* |r. 

Mr, Mack Branlley Grady 

Mr. Ruffin Branlley Grady 

Mrs. Sharian Duff Crandy 

Ms. Linda Carol Gray 

Mrs. Page Finch Griffin 

Mr. loseph D. Gro 

Mr. Gary Preniice Cupton 

Mrs. Peggy Lunslord Hall 

Mr. Deveroux Mallory Hancock 

Mrs. Donna Harrelson Hancock 

Mr. R, Diego Hasty 

Mr. Don Randolph Haynes 

Mrs. Dana Miller Hester 

Mr. [ohn Ismert Hincke III 

Mr, George Robert House III 

Mrs Charlotte Rosser Hundley 

Mr. Charles Moffitl lackson 

Mrs, Frances Lainey Whilener 

Mr. Benjamin Howard Johnson 
Mrs. Denise Turner fohnson 
Mf. David Robert loyner 
Mrs, lanice Adcock loyner 
Ms Karen Ernesttne Kenyon 
Mrs. Myra Bruff Kernstine 
Mr. Richard Lee King |r, 
Mr. Craig George Kirlland 
Mr. Michael Alan Leggetl 
Mrs. Perry Lou Patterson Leggett 
Mrs. Lu Ann Morris Little 
Mr. Robert Edward Long 
Mr, David Habern MacMillan 
Mr. V. Lawrence Manuel |r. 
Mr. Barry Scon McClune 
Ms. Donna Lynn McCreedy 
Mr. Ivey Anderson McDaniel Jr. 
Mr. Alvin James McClohn |r. 
Mr. Herbert Wilson McKinslry Jr. 
Mr. Thomas Peter Meletis 
Mr. Samuel Bascom Moore 
Mr. Gary David Mundy 
Mr, Lawrence Craddock Musgrove 

Mr, Mark Clyde Myers 
Mrs. Suzanne DeLoach O'Keeffe 
Mrs Alice Neal Oldham 
Mr. Gordon Mcmann Oldham 
Mr. Ronnie Howard Osborne 
Mrs. Dawn Luciano Pickler 
Mrs, Ava Sparks Plon 
Mrs, Barbara Taylor Plumblee 
Mr F Rockwell Poisson |r 
Mrs, Megan McLaunn Poole 
Mr. Randolph Clinton Raine 
Mr, Thomas Kirk Rakes 
Ms Pat layne Roark 
Mrs. Linda Simpkins Roberts 
Mr. [ohn Terrence Ryan 
Mr. Theodore Young Salisbury 
Mrs. Susan Ralcewich Saunders 
Mr Dean Leo Schumm 
Mr lerry Dale Sherrill 
Mr Douglas Clay Smith 
Rev. Leonard Engram Stadler jr. 
Mrs. Robbin Duffer Stiles 
Mrs. Pamela Deitz Thomas 
Mr. Danny Somers Walker 
Mr. David Norns Webster 
Mr. Leonard Frederick Wedge |r. 
Mr. lohn Fredrick Wellons 
Mr. Gary Preston Whitaker 
Mr. David Paul Whitehead 
Dr. Robert Burton Whilmore 111 
Mrs. Rhonda Cannaday Wilson 
Ms. Tern Linn Workman 
Mrs. lane leflress Wrenn 
Mrs. lacquelyn Sampson Zani 

Class of 1978 
38% Participation 

Mr. Stephen Wayne Arnette 

Mr. Daniel Ray Arnold 

Mr. lohn Clifton Baxler 

Mr. Thomas Wesley Berry 

Mrs. ludy Irving Biggs 

Mr. Maurice Walker Boswell 

Mr Warren Francis Bovich 

Mr. Donald Len Bowden 

Mr, R. Ken Bowden 

Mr. Lon Banks Bowland 

Mr. Richard Garland Bradshaw 

Mrs, Karen Watkins Brincefield 

Mrs. Cynlhia Sapp Brown 

Mr. Larry Dale Brown 

Miss Mary Ridley Burgwyn 

Mr. lames Edgar Butler III 

Mr. Stanley Edward Butler 

Mr. John Earnest Bynder |r. 

Mr Paul Richard Capone 

Mr Bernard Bruce Carr 

Mr William John Clark |r. 

Ms. Anne Lynn Coble 

Mr. Donald Walker Colclough |r, 

Mrs. Christie jeweii Cox 

Ms. Nancy Lee Cummings 

Mrs. Elizabeth Clark Cults 

Mr. Bryan Franklin Dallon 

Mr. Michael Anihony DeLuise 

Mrs. Donna Sowder Desimone 
Ms. Susan Burke Edwards 
Mr. Melvin James Ellis III 
Mrs, Annelte Wall Euliss 
Ms. Gayle Ann Fishel 
Mr. Garry Franklin Fitchett 
Mrs. Laura Mallory Flournoy 
Mr. David Eugene Fuller |r 
Mr. Robert Michael Casparello 
Mrs Eva Donahue Goldsmith 
Miss Rebecca Claudme Gray 
Mr. Charles Dee Griffith |r. 
Mrs. Constance Templelon 

Mr, Charles lames Harrell 
Mrs. Martha Ann Mitchell Harrell 
Mr. Robert Craig Harrell 
Dr. Wade Kelly Harris 
Mrs. Michele Skeens Hazel 
Mr. Mark Steven Heil 
Mrs. Nancy Hassel Heil 
Mr. Dana Wayne Hill 
Prof. Kevin Bryant Holland 
Mr. Charles Vaughan Hopkins 
Mr Cecil Irvin Hudgins 
Mrs Kimberly Kennedy Hughes 
Mrs, Donna Rogers Hurst 
Mrs. Sharon Mclnlyre Ingalls 
Mr. Kent Scott Ingram 
Mr. lohn Avery Jennings 
Mrs, Ban Sewell Johnson 
Mrs. Elsbeth Senkiw Johnson 
Mr Stephen Allan lohnson 
Mr. Warren Stephen lones 
Mr Kesselly Jahneh Kasiah 
Mrs. Andrea Naugle Kellam 
Mrs. Susan Merry Kelley 
Mr, lohn Wallace Kincaid Jr. 
Mr. Joseph lames Liberto 
Ms, Donna Marie Magnano 
Ms. Beverly Louise Maness 
Mrs. Caria Whitfield Mangum 
Mrs. Mary Womble Manley 
Mrs. Gwendolyn Crawford 

Mr. James Anthony Matanzo 
Mrs. Belinda Spence Mayton 
Mr. Thomas Warren McLemore |r. 
Mr. Samuel Harvey Miller II 
Mr. Frank H. Minner III 
Mr. Dennis Reed Monteith 
Mr. lohn Homer Moon 
Ms Elizabeth Shepard Moore 
Mrs. Linda Bartlett Moore 
Mr Timothy Maxwell Moore 
Miss Mary Helen Morrow 
Miss lacquelyn Marie Myers 
Mr. lohn Clark Nicholson II 
Mr. lames Gary Nowlin 
Mrs. Cheryl Bounds Oliver 
Mr. David Waller Overton 
Miss Donna Mane Owen 
Mr. Gary Randal Parrish 
Mrs Roberta Little Payne 
Mr I. loel Poe 
Mrs Anne McKee Purcell 
Mrs. Pamela Harris Rasmussen 
Ms. Cynthia Elizabeth Rayner 
Mr Douglas |ohn Richter 
Miss Debra Lee Rickman 
Mr William Douglas Roper 
Mrs. Teresa Kanipe Ryan 
Mrs Ann Marie Stephens Schaeler 
Mr Charles King ScotI |r 
Mrs. lane Walkins Scott 
Mrs. Mary Guest Simon 
Mr Benjamin Bingham Smedberg 
Mrs. lane O'Connor Smith 
Mr. Russell Reams Smith |r. 
Mrs. Barbara Sawyers Spiller 
Mr. Gary Franklin Spiiler 
Mrs. Elizabeth Whitfield Stansbury 
Ms. Susan Diane Stoneman 
Mrs. Luanne Teague Summers 
Ens, William Thomas Summers II 
Mr. Brian Joseph Swart 
Mr Cary Buxlon Taylor III 
Mr. Michael jarvis Taylor 
Mrs, Cheryl Butler Teller 
Mr Fores! Walker Thompson 
Mr. Michael Edwin Thompson 
Mrs. Marsha Worley Thornton 
Mr. Randy Nelson Trussell 
Ms. Lorene Neese Turner 
Mr. Lester Ellis Waldrup Jr 
Ms. Wendy Louise Walker 
Mr. Caleb Chappell Whitt III 
Mrs. Arleen Pale Widerman 
Mr. Robert Harding Windham |r. 
Ms. Sharon Ann Wood 
Mrs. Audrey Page Woody 

Class of 1979 
357o Participation 

Mrs. Lynne Johnson Alexander 
Mrs. Kathleen Jacobs Allen 
Mrs. Lorraine McPherson Allen 
Mr. Miichell leffreys Allen |r. 
Mr Richard [oseph Amendola 
Mrs. Chrisline |ones Anderson 
Mrs. Sarah Snead Arnold 

Ms. Kandus Louise Arthur 

Lt. lohn Russell Atkinson 

Mr. lames Micheal Baddour 

Mr. David Allen Bankston 

Mr. Samuel Vinson Barefoot 

Mr. James Curtis Basnight 

Mr. Perry Morrison Beale 

Mr Steven Gales Berry 

Mr. Frederick Eure Black 

Ms. Edith Jane Booth 

Mr. Shepherd Allen Booth III 

Mrs. Wanda Owen Bowes 

Mr, Robert E, Lee Brandenburg 

Mrs. Cynthia Phillips Brewer 

Mr. Tony Frank Brewer 

Ms. Kerni Machelle Brown 

Mr, Michael Lake Brown 

Mrs. Jo Ellen Suter Burford 

Mrs. Martha Irwin Butler 

Mr, George Thomas Carter 

Mrs. Kathleen Butler Clark 

Mrs, Susan Winfree Clark 

Mr. George W, Clayton 

Mr Kim William Cockerham 

Mrs. Sherryl Byrd Cook 

Mr I Craler> Crantord 

Mrs. Teresa Simpson Crawford 

Mrs. Elizabeth Horner Crosby 

Mr. Matthew Desimone 

Mr. Thomas Glenn Dodd 

Ms. Banu Gul Duruman 

Mrs, lean Grandy Filing 

Mrs, lulia Shumate Ewing 

Miss Teresa Ann Frazier 

Mrs. lulie llene George George 

Mr. Bryan Keith Gilliam 

Mr, Kevin Lee Gilliam 

Mr, Bobby Leon Goodman 

Mrs Christine VanSciver Gorrell 

Mrs. Nancy Warren Gould 

Mrs. Sharyne Swilzer Graham 

Mrs. Terry Walton Gray 

Mr. Andrew T Griggs 

Mrs. Bryan Holl Cuplon 

Mrs Laura Ahalt Harris 

Mr. Brian George Harrison 

Mrs. Lou Ann Wilson Hebble 

Mrs. Charlene Matthews Hinshaw 

Mr. David Scoll Hinshaw 

Mr. lohn Milton Holloway 

Mrs Elizabeth Ratterman Holmes 

Mr. Larry Allen Huffman |r. 

Ms. Vicki Lynn Hulchins 

Mrs Betsy Fowler Idol 

Ms Bonnie L. Irby 

Mr. Lynn Colon lohnson 

Mrs. Becky Griffin (ones 

Mr. Herbert Mathewson Kay 

Mr. Mark Anihony Kehayas 

Mr. Bob Harold Kernstine 

Mrs. Martha Knisely Kimbel 

Mrs. Lynne Smith King 

Mr, Dennis Perry Lawson 

Mrs. Men Ford Lighlbourne 

Mrs. Emma Lou Wallace Lowder 

Ms Kathleen Ann Macaskill 

Mr Steven Randall Mauck 

Mrs lanice Frye Mclntyre 

Mrs. lane Devine McLemore 

Mrs. Karen Baulding McMaslers 

Mr William Edward McPherson |r. 

Mr, Art Matthews Medlin 

Mrs. Denise Tompkins Mehring 

Ms, Shirley Annette Metcalf 

Sgt. Matlhew Ned Miller 

Mrs Beverly Burroughs Monleilh 

Mr. Willard lames Moody |r 

Mr. Myron Lenoir Moore III 

Mrs. Rose Mane Tilley Morgan 

Ms. Mary Robin Moser 

Mr. David Robert Mundy 

Mr. Thomas Emery Nelson 

Mr. William Presley Newman 

Mrs. Susan Crutchfield Oakley 

Mrs. Wanda McDowell Odom 

Mr, Barry L. Oliver 

Mr. Ted Bradford Overton 

Ms, Peggy |o Parker 

Mrs. Cheryl Turner Parrish 

Mr. August Lueders Payne 

Mrs. Lynn Kirby Pearce 

Mr. Thomas Jerome PrendergasI |r 

Mrs, Karon DeClark Price 

Mrs, Peggy Chappell Pulley 

Mr. William Paul Pulley III 

Mr, Randy Remi Reid 

Mrs. Johnnie Allen Renick 

Mrs. Caryn Van Pell Richards 

Mrs. Catherine Watkins Riddle 

Ms. Renee Mane Rodriguez 

Mrs. Amy Cavedo Schwartz 

Mrs. Penny Smith Scoll 

Mr. James Herbert Shanks 

Mrs. Andria McDowell Smith 

Mrs. Deborah Apple Smith 

Mrs, Carol Ann Chudina Spence 

Mrs. Norma Escalanie Stratchko 

Mrs. Lynn Walker Sireeit 

Mrs, Eileen Mary Ryan Taium 

Mrs. Donna Bulls Taylor 

Mr. Danny Sylvester Thompson 

Mr, Ray Charles Turner 

Mr. Michael Gary Vaughan 

Mrs. Amy Haney Vaughn 

Mr, George Wallace Vinson Ir. 

Mr. Cecil Grayson Whitt 
Mrs. Kathy Clapp Williams 
Mr. Nolan Eugene Williams 
Capt, Neil Carver Wilson |r. 
Mrs. Mary Wall Winslead 
Miss Kathryn Ann Wobus 
Mr. James Kendrick Woolford 
Mr. Earl Stanley Younce |r. 

Class of 1980 
337o Participation 

Mr, Robert Floyd Adcock 

Ms. Mary Patricia Althouse 

Mrs. Vicki Warren Baddour 

Mr Douglas Wallace Bagley 

Mrs. Lisa Askew Baines 

Mrs. leri Slatler Earnhardt 

Mr. Timothy Michael Bartolomeo 

Mr. Charles Brian Bennelt 

Mrs. lill Sykes Best 

Mr Robert Perry Black 

Mr Samuel Wesley Black 

Mr Linwood Thomas Blalock 

Mrs. lane Sampson Blanlon 

Ms, Valerie Lou Breeden 

Ms. Catherine M. Brennan 

Mrs. Laurie Alcon Brown 

Mr. Michael loe Brown 

Capt William Eddie Bulen |r. 

Mr. Joseph Francis Carroll III 

Mr. Anihony Fletcher Calhey 

Ms. Donna Sue Causey 

Mrs, Ann Hughes Cea 

Mr. lames Cea 

Mr. Russell Lee Cilty 

Mr. David Leon Clark 

Mr. David Lee Glowers 

Mrs. Ashley Wellare Conrad 

Mr. Merrick Lee Counsell 

Mrs. Catherine Barker Dickens 

Mrs. Carolyn Overton Ellis 

Mr Leslie Rogers Ellis 

Ms. Venetia Toren Everett 

Mrs. Debra Mason Fain 

Mr. Robert Lee Finch jr. 

Mrs. ludy Oakes Flake 

Mr. Wesley Lloyd Flake 

Ms. Janet Mane Fleming 

Ms. Laurie Barrett Frazier 

Mr Kenneth AKord Gould |r. 

Ms. Beverly Jean Gray 

Ms. Marsha Leigh Greene 

Ms. Elizabeth Allen Gnswold 

Mr Edward J, Cuerrin 

Mrs. Debra Bennell Haggerty 

Mrs. Lisa Garnques Hamrick 

Mr William Van Hamrick 

Mrs, Deborah Tierney Harrison 

Mr, Bob McLeod Henrilze 

Mrs. Patricia Kay McCarn Hill 

Ms. Karyn Cecelia Hincke 

Mrs. Debra lenks Hoffman 

Mr, Thomas Glenn Howard |r 

Mrs. Rhonda Madren Huffman 

Mr. Michael Thomas Hughes 

Mr. William Russell Hughes |r. 

Mrs. Marcia Alderman Humphrey 

Mrs. Sandra Robertson Isley 

Mr. Raymond Allen Jackson jr. 

Ms. Be«y Faye lernigan 

Mr Mark Sieven jetton 

Mrs. Deborah Edwards Johnson 

Rev. Harry |ohn lohnson |r. 

Mr. Christopher M. T. |ones 

Mr. Marcus Keni Jones 

Mrs. Martha Isaacs lones 

Mr Paul Jonathan ludy 

Mr Philip letferson Kellam 

Mrs. Catherine Bondurant Laffaye 

Mr Ronald Francis Lalfaye 

Mr. David Blakeslee Undskroener 

Mr. Russell Cole Lee III 

Ms Nancy Elizabeth Leonard 

Ms. Sarah Gray Lewallen 

Mr. Tony Bryant Lewis 

Mrs. Kaihi Howerton Ludwig 

Mr. David lames Lundberg 

Mr. Neal Edward Matthews 

Mr. Willard Dean Maynard 

Mrs. Dinah Jeffries McPherson 

Mrs, Susan Dejter Medlin 

Mrs. Robin Huniley Mekanik 

Mr, Edward Washington 

Mooney III 
Mrs. Ann Malone Moose 
Mr. Tommy Norman Moose jr 
Mr, Bruce Baker Morgan 
Ms. Tern Leigh Morris 
Mr. Goodrich Morton Jr. 
Ms Terri Lynn Esperti 
Mrs. Kayanne Brown Nelson 
Mrs. Sherri Byers Norwood 
Mr. John loseph O'Hare 
Mr. William Lewis Odom Jr, 
Mr. leffrey |. Orcult 
Mrs. Robin Hall Overton 
Ms. Debra Kay Parr 
Mr, Michael Edward Parsons 
Mr Bruce Thompson Patram 
Mr. Robert Warren Pearce 

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Rev David Eugene Fleming 

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Mr. Daniel Lee Futrell 

The Value of Careful Estate 
Planning: An Example 

By Brank ProHJtt 

Elon College graduate Archiable (Archie) F. Fleming (A.B.'40) lov- 
ed Elon and left a sizable bequest to the college when he died 
in 1979. But after noting the gift, the striking thing that comes 
from a study of his v^-ill is how carefully it was drawn and how 
thoroughly he had developed his estate plan before it was 

Archie and his wife, Mary Ruth, prudently made separate wills 
but jointly agreed on their objectives. Consequently many of the 
provisions were alike or similar in both wills, but each will was 
drafted to minimize taxes, legal fees, and administrative costs and 
to protect as much as possible against erosion of the estate. 

Archie's will was premised on the actuarial expectation that 
Mary Ruth would outlive him. Therefore, his will was written so 
as to take maximum advantage of the marital deduction and to 
instruct his Executor that necessary costs and taxes should be 
paid out of the portion of his residuary estate which was not in- 
cluded in the share qualifying for the marital deduction. Also, 
the will provided for beneficiaries to receive full benefits, with 
taxes paid by the Executor from the estate. 

After certain specific bequests were made to family members 
and friends, the will provided for the residuary estate to be con- 
veyed, in trust, to a designated bank and trust company for pur- 
poses which were spelled out in sufficient detail. Since the cou- 
ple had no children, the single most important objective was to 
ensure that Mary Ruth would have the income she needed after 
Archie's death. To accomplish this objective, the will provided 
that all of the net income from the trust should be paid to Mary 
Ruth, or applied for her benefit, during her lifetime. Also, the 
Trustee was authorized to apply as much of the principal as was 
necessary to meet her reasonable needs if, in his sole discretion, 
her income from all sources should become insufficient to take 
care of her. 

Mary Ruth died in 1984 and, in accordance with a provision in 
the will, the trust was terminated, and the estate is in the process 
of being settled. The trust principal and any accumulated income 
will eventually be distributed to designated beneficiaries, in keep- 
ing with Archie's wishes, as set forth in the will. As indicated in 
the beginning, Elon College is one of these beneficiaries and has 
already received one significant distribution from the estate. 

Other distributions will follow as the settlement process pro- 
gresses. This will eventually amount to one of the largest be- 
quests Elon has ever received. Archie Fleming was a loyal alum- 
nus who believed in the value of education, and he wanted to 
invest a large share of his estate in the futures of worthy young 
people by helping them to get a college education at Elon. 

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Ms, Georgette Frances Theobald 

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Lt. Angela Faye Walker 

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Ms Kathryn Wynn Weems 

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Class of 1986 

Mrs, Laura Wheless Callimore 

Class of 1987 


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Mr. & Mrs. Joe D. McCall 
Mr & Mrs. James A. 

McCarther Sr. 
Mr. & Mrs. Roy McClanahan 
Mr S. Mrs. William S, McCord 
Mt. fi, Mrs. Donald P. McCorkle 
Mr. & Mrs. John A, McCrary Jr, 
Mr. John A. McCrary III 
Mr. Keith McCullock 
Mrs. Carolynn W. McGill 
Mr. 6. Mrs, Charles G. McCimsey 
Ms, Marian H. McGuinn 
Mr. Joe H. Mclntyre 
Dr. fi. Mrs. Michael T. McKee 
Ms Sally H. McKibbin 
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Ms, Faye M. McKinney 
Mr. fi, Mrs. Francis E. McLean 
Mr fi. Mrs. Hugh McLean 
Mr. & Mrs, D, Marsh McLelland 
Dr. Hubert F, McLendon 
Mr. & Mrs, C, C. McNeely Jr. 
Mr. & Mrs, Horace L, McPherson 
Mr. & Mrs, John McSheehy 
Dr C. Yancey Mebane 
Mr & Mrs, Grady Nelson Mebane 
Mr. fii Mrs. Theodore B. Meding 
Mr. A. T. Meeks Jr. 

Mr. Ira Meiselman 

Mr, & Mrs. Furman M, Melton 

Mr fi, Mrs James S, Melvin 

Mr. fi, Mrs. William L. Meredith Ji 

Mrs, Eleanor Mewborn 

Ms. Ola W Miles 

Mr. & Mrs. Robert M. Millen, Jr. 

Mr. fi, Mrs, Jesse Miller 

Mrs Norman E Miller 

Mr 5, Mrs. Thomas D, Miller IN 

Ms, Virginia Lee Miller 

Mr. James Michael Mills 

Mrs. Jean S. Minton 

Miss Mechanicsville Pageant 

Mr. & Mrs Ead F. Mitchell 

Mr fi, Mrs, Louis A. Mitta 

Mr, Joseph R, Mize 

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Mrs. R. S. Montgomery 

Mr fi, Mrs. Tracy Leon Moon 

Mr, fi. Mrs. Edward W, Mooney Jr 

Hon, fi. Mrs. Dan K, Moore* 

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Mr. & Mrs. Lowell C. Moore 

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Mrs. Ruth L. Moore 

Dr, Saunders W Moore 

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Ms. Ruth B. Morey 

Mr fi. Mrs, Charles 8 Morgan 

Mr Ronald F. Morgan 

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Drs Mary S, George Thomas 

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Mr, fi. Mrs, Robert Morrow Jr. 

Mr, & Mrs. Roger L. Morrow 

Mr. fi. Mrs. Buell Edward 
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Dr. Galen C, Moser 

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Dr, R, C, MulJinax 

Mr, fi. Mrs, I. E. Murray Jr. 

Dr. & Mrs. Alonzo H. Myers 

Dr. CharJes Franklin Myers Jr. 

Mr. Chris Myers 

Mr, Timothy K, Myers 

N. C. Lions Association for the 

Mr, Thomas S Neal 

Mr. Carl V. Nelson 

Mr. fi, Mrs, Gerald P. Nelson 

Mr. fi. Mrs, Ibra T. Nelson 

New Bern Association of the Deaf 

Dr. Joseph F. Newhall Jr, 

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Mr. & Mrs. Harvey R. Newlin 

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Mr. & Mrs. William A. Newnam 

Mr |. Henry Nichols Jr. 

Mr. fi, Mrs. William 8. Nichols 

Mr. & Mrs. George A. Noah 

Mr, & Mrs. Steve W. Norman 

Mi. Ronald Keith Norris 

Mr. & Mrs. Leonard M. 

Northington Jr 
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Mr. fi, Mrs. Jimmy C. Nunn 

LTC. fi. Mrs. John W. O'Brien 

Mr & Mrs. Robert W. O'Brien 

Mr fi. Mrs David W. Oakley 

Ocean Cily High School 

Dr & Mrs. Leonard O, Oden 

Mr & Mrs. Jesse Osborne 

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Mr. fi, Mrs Ralph H. Oxford 

Mr Claude C. Pardue 

Mr. fi, Mrs, D. Earl Pardue Sr, 

Mrs. Emma F. Parham 

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Mrs. Rena Cole Parks 

Mr. fi, Mrs. R. F. Paschal |r. 

Mr fi, Mrs, Richard L. Patterson 

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Mr fi, Mrs. Donald L. Paulson |r 

Ms. Lois F Pearson 

Mr fi. Mrs. Thomas E. Peatross 

Mr. fi. Mrs. F £. Peebles 

Mr. & Mrs. Everette Pender 

Mr. a, Mrs. A. R. Perez 

Mr & Mrs. Kenneth W. Perkins 

Mrs Eloise B Perkinson 

Mrs Linda Rouniree Perry 

Mr & Mrs. N. M. Perry 

Mr, 8, Mrs. Richard Moss Perry 

Mr Bobby R. Peters 

Mr. fi. Mrs, lohn E, Peterson 

Mr, William A. Petrie Mrs, George M, Phillips Jr, 

Mrs, Grace A. Pike 

Mr C. Emmett Piland 

Mrs Nathan N Pillow 

Dr & Mrs, Eric W, Pittman 

Mrs. Ooma M Pleasants 

Mr. & Mrs, Boyd C, Poe 

Mr. & Mrs, Gary T, Pollock 

Mi. fi. Mrs Thomas F Pomer Jr. 

Mr & Mrs. William D. Ponton 

Ms. Joann J. Porterfield 

Mr. S. Mrs. Clem P. Powell 

Mr Horace C Powell 

Mr John S. Powell 

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Dr fi, Mrs, Wesley C, Powers 

Mr. S. Mrs, Leslie C. Prairie 

Mr. Elwood 8, Prater 

Mr. fi. Mrs, A, J. Preslar Jr. 

Hon. L Richardson Preyer 

Mr. & Mrs. Charles D. Price 

Mr, & Mrs, Cline R. Price 

Mr, fi. Mrs. Raymond A. Price 

Mr. Ronald Clen Price 

Miss Annie H. Prillaman 

Mr. fi. Mrs. Donald S. ProffiH 

Mrs. Richardson K. Prouty 

Mr, W. Paul Pulley Jr. 

Mr. fi, Mrs. Robert Lee PurceJl 

Mr. & Mrs, Marvin Wesley Purvis 

Mr. fi. Mrs. Raphael A. Raab 

Mr Amos Rakes Jr, 

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Mrs. lanje Crumplon Reece 
Mrs. Baetbel W. Reeve 
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas £. Register 
Mr lames Harvey Renn Jr. 
Mrs. Mary M. Rennels 
Retired School Personnel 
Mr. Claude M. Reynolds Sr. 
Mrs. Ferris E. Reynolds 
Ml. Norben E, Reynolds 
Mr George B. Rice 
Mr & Mrs. Clay A. Rich 
Dr. & Mrs, H. M. Richardson 
Mr. & Mrs. Howard R. 

Richardson, |r. 
Mr. & Mrs. lames David Rickard 
Mr. & Mrs. Earl E, Ricks 
Ridgewood High School 
Mr. & Mrs. Laurence C Riley Sr 
Ms. Ann S. Rimmer 
Dr. & Mrs, George E, Rinker 
Mr. & Mrs, William H. Ritter 
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel E Roach Sr. 
Rev.& Mrs, Earl F Roberts 
Rev & Mrs. Frederick Roberts 
Mr. tohn K, Roberts 
Mrs. Anne Russell Gwyn Robertson 
Mf. & Mrs. Jerry R. Robertson 
Mr, & Mrs. Richard E. Robinson 
Mr. lames K, Rogers 
Mrs Ledale Meeks Rollins 
Dr. Donald M, Ross 
Mrs. Frank L. Ross, Sr, 
Rotary Club of East Longmeadow 
Rotary International 
Mr & Mrs. Boyd A. Routh 
Mr Shawn Rowan 
Roxbofo Junior Miss 
Mr & Mrs. Duane W. Royal 
Mr & Mrs, Richard E. Royer 
Mr. & Mrs. R. Keith Rumbley 
Mrs. Emma Atkinson Russell 
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Mr Robert L. SaHelle jr. 
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Mr. & Mrs, Bennett B. Sapp 
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Mr & Mrs, Edgar P Savage 
Dt. & Mrs. PhiHip L Savage 
Mr & Mrs, George T Schaefler 
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Ms. Olga M, Schiike 
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Schoderbek 
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Mr, & Mrs. Harry Steve Schwaru Sr. 
Mrs, R- L, Scorah 
Mr, & Mrs. Charles K, Scott 
Mr. & Mrs, Claude Scott 
Mrs Cayle W, Scoil 
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Dr. & Mrs. Porter William Seiwell 
^•^s. W. W. Sellers 
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Mr Tim C, Shaner 
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Mr S. Mrs. Rommie Smith 
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Mr. Clendel Stephenson 

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Mr. & Mrs Eric Stewart 

Ms. Harriet Stewart 

Mr. & Mrs, Charley W. Stokes 

Mr. & Mrs. Ronald H, Slokes 

Mr, & Mrs, Harry G, Slonbraker 

Mr, & Mrs. Jimmy C. Sloul 

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Mr. & Mrs, Robert T. Strong 

Mr. Philip D, Stuart 

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Mr. & Mrs. Grady Sumner 

Mr. & Mrs Randy T. Surrait 

Mr. & Mrs. WiHiam C. Suler 

Mr, Donald R. Sutherland 

Mr, Dallas D, Swan jr. 

Mr. & Mrs. Calvin William Swart 

Dr. Jonathan Sweat 

Mr. Charles L. Sweeney 

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Mr. & Mrs. Clayton V, Taylor 

Mr, Roby E. Taylor 

Mr. & Mrs. N. Karroll Teachey 

Mr. & Mrs, Ronald K, Teague 

Mr. W. B. 'Junior' Teague 

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Dr, V, Harward Teller 

Rev.& Mrs. Charles B. Terrell 

Mr, & Mrs. George F. Theobald 

Mr, & Mrs. Cams B, Thomas 

Mr. & Mrs, Richard C, Thomas 

Mr. & Mrs, Aubrey C. Thompson 

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Mr Finley M, Thompson 

Mrs Mane B Thompson 

Mr & Mrs. Russell I. Thorne 

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Thrift Shop 

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Mr. Charles R. Tolley 

Tomahawk Ruritan Club 

Mr fir Mrs, Arthur James Toompas 

Mr. lohn Z, Touloupas 

Mr. & Mrs. Paul A, Toy Jr, 

Mrs. Caroline S. Trickey 

Mr. & Mrs. Barney A Tucker 

Mrs. L. D. Tucker Sr. 

Mr F D Turnage jr 

Or. Lee F, Turtle 

Mr. Edward Umland 

Mr. fir Mrs. Steven L. Upson 

Urbanna junior Miss 

Mr. & Mrs. lesse C. Vail 

Dr Albert Ray Van Cleave 

Mr. & Mrs. Forest E Van Horn 

Mr. & Mrs. Ray A. Vargas 

Mr. Wilhe G. Vargo 

Dr & Mrs William W Vaught jr 

Mrs Mabel H. Veazey 

Mr 8, Mrs John H. Vernon Jr. 

Mr. & Mrs, Thomas B. Vines 

Mrs. Alice H Wagner 

Mr. S. Mrs. Frederick W, Wagner 

Dr. M, Thomas Wagner 

Mrs. William Wagner 

Mr fir Mrs. D. j. Walker Jr, 

RADM, & Mrs, Edward K. 

Walker Jr, 
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Mr. & Mrs, Durwood Watkins 
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Mr Herbert N, Wellons 
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Western Alamance High School 
Mr. & Mrs. William Howard 

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Dr, & Mrs, Dolphus Whitten Jr. 
Wicomico County Board of 

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Mr. & Mrs. Alvis H. Wilson 
Mr. & Mrs Henry E Wilson 
Mr. lames H Wilson III 
Mr. & Mrs Richard W. Wilson 
Mrs. Virginia B. Wilson 
Mr. & Mrs. W, A, Winstead 
Mr. & Mrs. W. Wayne Winstead 
Mr, & Mrs. George A, Wishart 
Mrs, Ann Coulter Wiss 
Dr, William Emil Wisseman 
Mr. 8r Mrs. Hermann B, Wobus 
Mr. fir Mrs. Albert E, Wolfe 
Woman's Club of Denville 
Mr fir Mrs. A. Willon Wood 
Mr. Bryan Wood 
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Mr. fi. Mrs. Lewis S, Woodson jr. 
Ms, Carol K. Woodward 
Mr, fi. Mrs. Robert E. Wooten 
Mr. & Mrs. Bobby B, Worrell 
Mr. I, Paul Wrenn 
Mr. & Mrs lohn D Xanthos 
Mr. Cecil M. Yarbrough 
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Mr. C, Wayne York 
Mrs, Kenneth W. Young 
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Mr. & Mrs. Hilton L, Yow 
Ms. S, Kay Yow 
Mr. Edward R. Zane Sr. 
Mr fi, Mrs. S. N. Zangotsis 
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Rev loseph Zezzo 
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Beck's United Church of Christ, 

Lexington, NC, 
Bethany United Church of Christ, 

Winston-Salem, N,C, 
Bethlehem Christian Church. 

Suffolk. VA, 
Bethlehem United Church of 

Christ, Wmston-Salem, N,C. 
Bethlehem United Church o( 

Christ, Burlington, N.C. 
Beverly Hills United Church of 

Christ, Burlington. N.C. 
Brick United Church of Christ, 

WhiiseH. N.C. 
Calvary United Church of Christ, 

Thomasville. N.C, 
Center United Church of Christ. 

Halifax. VA, 
Church of Wide Fellowship. 

Southern Pines. N.C, 
Concord United Church of Christ, 

Elon College, N.C, 
Congregational United Church of 

Christ, Greensboro, N.C, 
Corinth United Church of Christ, 

Hickory, NC, 
Damascus Church of Christ, 

Chape! Hill, N,C. 
Dendron Christian Church, 

Dendron, VA, 
Elon College Community Church. 

Elon College, N.C. 
First Christian United Church of 

Christ, Burlington, N.C. 
First Congregational Church, 

Fort Lauderdale. FI. 
First Congregational Church, 

Asheville, N.C. 
First Evangelical fi. Reformed, 

Asheboro, N.C. 
First Reformed United Church of 

Christ, Burlington, N.C. 
First United Church of Christ, 

Landis, N.C. 
First United Church of Christ. 

Salisbury, N.C. 
First United Church of Christ. 

Winston-Salem. N.C. 
Florida Conference of the United 

Church of Christ, Winter Park, 

Grace Reformed United Church of 

Christ, Newton, N.C, 
Hank's Chapel Church, 

Happy Home United Church of 

Christ, Ruffin, NC. 

From Ohio to Elon: Support for 
the Fine Arts Center 

The support of businesses and corporations— area, state and 
national— is crucial to Elon's success. 

During the recent PRIDE il campaign, a total of 79 corpora- 
tions made major donations, helping to push the college well 
over its $5.7 million goal to a total of $7.3 million. 

The majority of these corporate gifts came from locally owned 
Alamance County corporations. Local corporations have long 
been among the college's mosl generous benefactors and have 
made much of the institution's progress possible. A significant 
number of PRIDE II corporation gifts, however, were made by 
firms operating locally but owned by a national corporation. In 
these cases, the local company, through its chief executive of- 
ficei, received approval of the gift through the national 

Ametek-Lamb Electric Division of Graham, N.C, is one exam- 
pie. The divisional headquarters are in Kent, Ohio, and the plant 
in Graham has been operating for the past seven years. 

Ametek, a Fortune 500 company with sales last year of more 
than one-half billion dollars, has been listed on the New York 
Stock Exchange since 1930 and is a diversified manufacturer with 
30 plants throughout the United States. The Graham Plant 
specializes in high-tech motors used in computers and business 
machines and produces blowers for high efficiency furnaces. 

When PRIDE II volunteer C.A. Mclver '36 called on Ametek's 
local plant manager. Donald T. Cowan, Cowan indicated that he 
was familiar with Elon and its programs and was personally in- 
terested in having his company support the college. A proposal 
was presented to the Ametek Foundation, Inc., and the result 
was a $20,000 commitment to the proposed Fine Arts Center at 

The Ametek-Lamb Electric Division gift is one example of cor- 
porate support that has helped to make Elon a vital and pro- 
gressive college. 

Hebron United Church of Christ, 

Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Holland Christian Church. 

Suffolk, VA. 
Hunterdale Womens Fellowship. 

Franklin, VA. 
Isle of Wight Christian Church, 

Windsor, VA, 
Liberty United Church of Christ, 

Halifax, Va. 
Lakeview Community United 

Church of Christ, 

Burlington, N.C. 
Longs Chapel Congregational 

Christian Church, 

Burlington, N.C. 
Lynnhaven Colony United Church 

ot Christ, Virginia Beach. VA. 
Mebane United Methodist Church, 

Mefaane, N.C. 
Miami Beach Community Church, 

Inc., Miami Beach, FI. 
Mt. Carmel Christian Church, 

Walters, VA 
Ml, Zion United Church of Christ, 

China Grove, N.C, 
Mt. Hope United Church of 

Christ, Whitsett, N.C, 
Paul's Chapel United Church ot 

Christ, Lexington, N.C, 
Peace United Church of Christ, 

Greensboro. N.C 
Pembroke Manor United Church 

of Christ, Virginia Beach, VA. 
Pilgrim Reformed United Church 

of Christ, Lexington, N.C. 
Sandy Ridge Sunday School 

Convention, Westfield, N.C, 
Shiloh United Church of Christ, 

Faith. N,C. 
Smithfield Avenue Congregational 

Church, Pawlucket, R.l. 
Sophia United Church of Christ, 

Sophia, N.C. 
South Congregational Church, 

Springfield, MA. 
Southern Conference of the 

United Church of Christ, 

Burlington. N.C. 
Southern Conference U,C,C., 

Durham, NC 
St, Luke United Church of 

Chrisl-Sedley. Suffolk, VA. 
St, Luke's United Church of 

Christ, Salisbury, N.C. 
St, Mark's Reformed Church, 

Burlington, N.C. 
St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 

Newton, N.C. 
St, Thomas United Church of 

Christ, Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Suffolk Christian Church, 

Suffolk, VA, 
Trinity United Church of Chnst, 

Conover, N,C, 
Union Ridge United Church of 

Christ, Burlington, N.C, 

Union United Church of Christ, 

Chesapeake, VA, 
Union United Church of Christ, 

Virgilina, VA, 
United Church of Christ Board of 

Homeland Ministries, New 

York, N,Y 
Wake Chapel Christian Church, 

Fuquay-Varina, N,C, 
Windsor Congregational Christian 

Church, Windsor, VA, 
Women's Fellowship First Church 

Congregational, Painesville, OH. 
Zion United Church of Christ, 

Lenoir. N.C, 


Abbott Laboratories Fund 

Aetna Life & Casualty 

Alamance Clinic For Women 

Alcoa Foundation 

Alley, Williams.Carmen fi. King 

Allied Chemical Foundation 

American Brands, Inc. 

American Electric Power Service Co. 

Amencan Home Products Corp, 

American Tel. fir Tel. Company 

American-Standard Foundation 

Ametek, Lamb Electric Division 

Anderson-Wells Marble fi. Tile 

Annedeen Hosiery Mills, Inc, 

Apple,Bell,|ohnson & Co.,P,A. 

ARA Food Services Corp, 

Ashland Oil Foundation, Inc, 

B, A Sellars Dept, Store 

Baby Needs, Inc. 

Bakalsias Cuisine 

Bank America Foundation 

Barclays American Corp. 

Bateman & Stedman, P,A. 

Baybanks, Inc, 

Belk-Beck Company 

Bell Atlantic 

Bell Comm. Research. Inc. 

Bellsouth Corporation 

Bennett-Hocken Supply Co., Inc, 

Bethlehem Steel Corporation 

Blue Bell Foundation 

Boise Cascade Corporation 

Boston Sandwich Shop 

Branch Bank fi. Trust Co. 

Brown Woolen Mills, Inc. 

Buchanan Chevrolet, Inc. 

Bulla-Warren Tire Companv,lnc. 

Burlington Bag & Baggage, Inc. 

Burlington Chemical Co., Inc. 

Burlington Handbags, Inc. 

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Buflinglon Industries Foundalion 
Burlinglon Moiofs, Inc. 
Suffooghs Corporalion 
Buffougtis Welkome Fund 
Byrd's Food Stores, Inc 
C. B. Ellis Music Company, Inc. 
C l,T. Financial Corporation 
Canada Dry Bottling Co- ol 

Canada Dry Of Greensboro. Inc 
Carolina Collage Crahs 
Carolina Datsun, Inc, 
Carolina Paper Box Company 
Carolina Power & Light Co, 
Carolina Steel Corporation 
Celanese Corporation 
Central Carolina Bank & Trust Co. 
Chandler Concrete Co . Inc. 
Chisholm Service, Inc 
Clapp Furniture Co. 
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Durham 
Commercial Cafe 

Community Federal Savings & Loan 
Cone Mills 
Conoco, Inc. 
Cooper Wood Products Foundation. 

Corning Class Works Foundation 
County Motor Company 
CPC International, Inc 
Crattique, Inc. 
Crompton & Knowles Foundation, 

Crum & Forster Corporation 
Currin S. Hay, Inc 
The Culling Board 
Deloitie Haskins & Sells Foundation 
Dick Shirley Chevrolet, Inc. 
Digital Equipment Corp, 
Dixon, Odom & Co. 
Dow Chemical Company 
Dow Corning Corporation 
Duke Power Company 
Duncan Exion Service Center 
Durham Corporation 
Ed Alexander Fabrics, Inc. 
Elizabeth-Meade Hosiery Mill 
Eric, Incorporated 
Exxon Education Foundation 
Fairlane, Inc. 
Fairyslone Fabrics 
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co 
First & Merchants Foundation 
First Federal Savings & Loan 
First IJnion National Bank 
Ford Motor Company Fufid 
Fu|itsu Microelectronics. Inc 
General Electric Foundation 
General Foods Fund, Inc. 
General Mills Foundation 
Georgia-Pacific Corp 
Gillette Company 
'Glen Raven Mills, Inc. 
Graham Savings & Loan Association 
Graham Sporting Goods 
Grover W. Moore Realty 
GTE Service Corp, 
Gult & Western Foundation 
Hackney Industries, Inc, 
Hantord Brick Co., Inc. 
Hams, Crouch and Company, Inc. 
Hanlord Insurance Croup 

Foundation, Inc. 
Hawkins And Hawkins 
Haywood Simpson Insurance 

Agency, Inc. 
Hercules. Incorporated 
Hewlett-Packard Company 
Hinshaw's Mill Outlel 
Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. 
Holt Manufacturing Co., Inc. 
Huey's Seafood, Inc. 
Huffmafi Oil Co,, Inc. 
Integon Foundation, Inc, 
International Business Machines Co. 
IniernaHonal Tel. & Tel Corp. 
Itek Corporation 
|. C. Penney Company 
I & I Corrugated Box Corp 
|. P. Stevens & Co., Inc Foundation 
(etterson-Pilot Corporation 
leflreys PainI & Hardware Co. 
Jennings M. Bryan Agency, Inc. . 
)ohn Deere Company Foundation 
)ohn Hancock Mutual Life Ins, 
Johnson Towel Service. Inc, 
Kepley Auto Parts 
Kernodle Clinic, Inc. 
King Electric Company, Inc. 
Knit Wear Fabrics. Inc, 
Koppers Company Foundation 
Labels, Inc, 

Lever Brothers Company 
-Levi Strauss Foundation 
Liggett Group. Inc-Grandmet USA 
Lindley Chemical. Inc. 
Macfield Texturing Co., Inc. 
Marley Company 
Martin Marietta Corp. Foundation 
Massachusetts Mutual Life 

Insurance Co 
Massey Brothers Construction Co. 
May Pharmacy 
McCrary-Acme Foundation, Inc. 

Mead Johnson & Co. Foundation, 

Mebane Hosiery. Inc 
Mebane Packaging Corporation 
Melville Plastics, Inc, 
Merck Company Foundation 
Mereditb-Webb Printing Co.. Inc. 
Metropolitan Life Foundation 
Millipore Corporation 
Mobil Foundation Inc, 
Monarch Hosiery Mills, Inc 
Morris Plan Industrial Bank 
Mr. I's 

Nabisco Brands, Inc, 
Nalional Cash Register Foundation 
National Gypsum Company 
Nationwide Foundation 
NCN6 Corporation Chanties 
New York Times Foundation, Inc. 
Newlin Hardware Co., Inc. 
Norfolk Southern Corp. 

North Carolina National Bank 
Northwestern Bank 
Northwestern Financial Corp 
Olympic Narrow Fabrics Co., Inc, 
Overman Cabinet & Supply Inc. 
Peal, Marwick, Milchell & Co. 
Philip Morris, Inc, 
Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co. 
Piedmont Aviation, Inc, 
Price Waierhouse Foundation 
Princeton Homes Corp, 
Pro-Forms & Systems, Inc, 
Procter & Gamble 
Prolessional Klean 
Prudential Insurance Co. ot 

Purchasing Management 

Assoc, of CarolinasA/irginia, Inc 
Quality Printers 

R. E, Boone Laundry & Cleaners 
R, H, Barrmger Distributing 

Co,, Inc. 
R. I Reynolds Industries. Inc. 
Rego Company 
Reliance Electric Company 
Reynolds Metals Company 

Richardson & Associates 
Richardson-Vicks, Inc. 
Riegel Textile Corporation 

Roche Biomedical Lab., Inc, 
Rogers Insurance Agency, Inc, 
Sam W Moore & Associales 
Sandoz. Inc. 
SCM Corporation 
Sears-Roebuck Foundation 
Shell Companies Foundalion, Inc. 
ShoHner Industries, Inc. 
Showell Farms, Inc. 
Smith, Moore, Smith, Schell & 

Somers-Pardue Agency, Inc. 
Sonoco Products Company 
South Centra! Bell Co, 
Southern Bell 

Sovran Bank Foundation, Inc. 
Sperry Co. poration Foundation 
Sportline ol Hilton Head, Ltd. 
Squibb Corporalion 
Sladler's Country Hams, Inc. 
Stan's Market 
Star Food Products. Inc 
Stone & Webster, Inc. 
Sun Company, Inc. 
Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada 
Syntex Laboratories, Inc, 
T R Telephone Systems of SE 
T S Designs, Inc, 
Tenneco Foundation 
The Added Touch 
The Tire Center 
Today's Office 
Transamerica Corporation 
Travel Agents Iniernalional 
Travelers Insurance Company 
U S, Fidelity & Guaranty Co 
Unicem. Inc, 
Union Camp Corporation 
Union Carbide Corporation 
United Virginia Bankshares 

Universal Leaf Tobacco Company 
Upiohn Company 

Vesta Construction Company 
Volunteer Hosiery, Inc, 
W E, Love & Associates, Inc 
Wachovia Bank & Trust Company 
Wimbish Insurance Agency, Inc. 
Winn Dixie, Charlotte 
Winn Dixie. Raleigh, Inc, 
Womack Electric Supply Company 
Xerox Corporalion 
Zack's Restaurant 


A. |. Fletcher Education & Opera 

Aetna Life & Casualty Foundation 
Algernon Sydney Sullivan 

Beaziey Foundalion, Inc. 
Booth Ferns Foundation 
Brenner Foundation, Inc. 
Cannon Foundation. Inc. 
Carter Foundalion, Inc, 
Gary C. Boshamer Foundalion, 

Clark Scholarship Trust 
Dresser Harbison Foundation. Inc, 
Francis Asbury Palmer Fund 
Freed Foundation, Inc, 
Ffueautf Foundalion, Inc 
George I. Alden Trust 
Independent College Fund 

of N. C. 
Liberty Hosiery Foundation 
Martha' and Spencer Love 

Martin Marietta Philanthropic 

Mary Duke Biddle Foundation 
Myers-Ti-Caro Foundation, Inc, 
Percy 6, Ferebee Endowment 

Presser Foundation 
Pulling Foundalion, Inc. 
Ridley Foundation 
Sigmund Sternberger Foundation 
Smith Family Memorial 

Sophia K Reeves Foundation 

T. E Powell, Jr Biology 

Youths' Friends Association 


Gifts were made in hono{ 
of the following persons: 

C,V lefty" Briggs 

Dr. Paul H, Cheek 

Mrs, lame £ Council 

Mrs. Alan W. Crosby 

Dr, I, Earl Danieley 

Mrs, Verona Daniels Danieley 

lames F Garden 

The Honorable Eugene Gordon 

Or, and Mrs. Howard L. Cravett 

Margaret Clarice Gunn 

Rev, Wilton S Haffey 

Graham L, ■■Doc"Mathis 

L. J. "Hap^'Perry 

Paul S. Reddish 

William B.Terrell 

Dr. Harry E. "Sid" Varney 

S. S, "Red" Wilson 

W. Woodrow Wilson 


Gifts were made in 
memory of the following 

Neill Preston Andrews 

R. Homer Andrews 

J. Frank Apple 

Foye Louise Young Atkinson 

), O, Atkinson 

John W. Barney 

Waverly S. Barrett 

Percy. Cleland Beatty 

Preston Chase Bigelow 

Louise Dilfee Blackwood 

lane Sharpe Bowman 

Dr. Ned Brannock 

Dr. Robert W. Brannock 

Agnes Riddick Brittle 

Effie Sowden Butt 

Luther Nicholson Byrd 

Mrs, Viola Mayes Cannady 

Philip Vance Gates 

lames Clihon Childless 

Ida fierenna Conliguglia 

Mrs. Lucy Heath Cosby 

William B, Crawley 

Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Grantham 

Billy Crocker 
Alan Wheeler Crosby 
Junius A. Grumpier 
Mrs. Jim Curry 
Mrs. H 6 Daniels 
Lemuel Fenton Darden 
Mabel Cox Deaton 
Benjamin F. DcLoache 
Milton A. & Naomi Dofflemyer 

W. Clifton Elder 

Mother of Dr, Wallace Early 

Mrs Myrtle Mae Cooper Euliss 

Clyde L Fields, Sr, 

Fink Floyd 

Mrs. Vera Oldham Foushee 

Hazel Walker Fox 

Coleman Andrew Gentry 

Robert B. Gibbs 

Fred E. Goodman 

Mamie Ann Gordon 

Dr Phares Yates Greene 

Mrs Dorothy Davies Gregory 

Mrs Thelma Griffin 

Nancy Burwell Barrett Gutridge 

James B, Hambright 

Lt, Michael C, Hardcastle 

John Harden 

I, Turner Harden 

Rebecca Harden 

Ruth Holmes Harden 

Mrs Wilson Harper 

William Edward Han,vard 

Daniel B. Harrell, Sr, 

Mrs, Edna Healh 

Thomas M. Hill 

Carl Carrington Hinton 

lames |. Hinton 

Shirley Thomas Holland 

A. Glenn Holt, |r, 

P. K Hoit 

Alonzo L. Hook 

Chester Huey 

Mrs Mildred T, Hughes 

John Rich Ireland. Ir, 

Robert R. Isenhour 

Sarah Fogleman Jeileries 

C C Johnston, Sr, 

Dr. Henry P, Johnston 

Mrs. Beverly Brendle Jones 

Harold W. Jones 

Mr, & Mrs, P, L. Kivette 

Martha Scoll Kilmer 

Mrs, Bertie Kelley 

Mrs, lesse Brannock Kernodle 

Odell H. King 

Sarah Kunz 

C, A, Lambert 

Scott Lane 

Mrs. William Ward Lasley 

James H, Lightbourne. |r, 

Joseph Flavius Loy 

Mrs Mozelle Stoul Loy 

Zebulon Hamlet Lynch 

Mrs. Nora P, McOavid 

I, Ralph Mclver 

James D, McPherson 

Sue Bodie Macon 

Mrs. lulia Dorsett Mangum 

Mrs. I. Lee Miller 

H, F Mitchell, |r. 

W. C. Morgan 

Mrs, Susie Brooks Overton 

Thomas E Parks 

J Beaune Parker 

Mrs Earl Patterson, Jr 

E M Pendergraph 

Fred Ray Perkinson 

William Hubert Perkinson 

Mrs, Fannie Kennedy Pittmann 

Fred Wendell Plonk 

Mrs, Eunice Rich Powell 

Mrs, Mary D, Pndgen 

Joe Pulliam 

Howard David Raper 

Mrs. Grace A, Reid 

Ferns E Reynolds 

Maedell Lambeth Rtce 

Mrs, Helen Fowler Rich 

David Richardson 

Dr. Howard Richardson 

Mrs. Netta Cook Robertson 

Cindy Robertson 

Rudy S. Robertson 

Clifford Russell 

Mrs. Elise Caddell Scott 

lames C, Scolt 

Cora Stratford Sharpe 

Minerva Walker Sherbondy 

lohn Albert Sharpe 

Virginia P. Sharpe 

I, D. Skinner 

Mrs. Lillie Parker Skinner 

Mrs. Frances Smith 

Mrs. Enita Nicks Stokes 

Master John Thomas Strickland, III 

|. Pitlman Sutton 

Blair Swain 

Jesse Barber Thatcher 

Belle Thompson 

C. lames Velie 

Robert R. Wagner 

Gorman Webb 

Dorolhy Westaler 

lohn Frederick White 

W, S, Wicker 

Robert Alton Wilkerson, |r 

Mrs, Pattie Sue Smith Williams 

Mrs, Rosa Ellen Williams 

l^eal Carrington Wright 

Robert Burgess Yowell 


Mrs. Frances Cullom Anderson 

Dr, Malvin N, Artley 

Mr. & Mrs. James Lyall Brown Jr. 

Mrs.rSusan Ellis Brown 

Mrs. Margaret D, Bruce 

Burlington Chemical Co. Inc. 

Mr, Edward Bun.vell 

Mr, George Burwell 

Dr. & Mrs. Paul H. Cheek 

Dick Shirley Chevrolet, Inc. 

Ms. Jan Donahue 

First Federal Savings & Loan 

Ms. Barbara Gorman 

Ms. Shirley Harrison 

Mrs. Rachel Youngblood Holl 

Mr Robert A, Lynch 

Miss Donna N Massey 

Mr, & Mrs John A. McCrary Jr, 

Mr. Timothy Hill McDowell 

Mr. James H McEwen Jr. 

Mr. Ira Meiselman 

Mr, Carey Gregory Metis 

Mr Samuel Bascom Moore ' 

Dr, Galen C. Moser 

Mr. I's 

Drs, S. E, G, & Mary Ellen 

Mrs, Gayle W. Scott 
Stadlers Country Hams, Inc. 
Ms, Harriet Stewart 
Dr. Barbara McCauley Tapscott 
Dr, Frederic T. Watts Jr. 
Mrs. Rita Rothgeb White 


Estate of Archie & Mary Fleming 
Estate of Nellie May Holt 
Estate ot P. K. Holt 
Estate ol Lessie Mae S. Johnson 
Estate ol W, L Monroe Sr. 




Abbott Laboratories Fund 
Alcoa Foundation 
Allied Chemical Foundation 
American Brands, Inc. 
American Elec Power Service Co. 
American Home Products Corp. 
American Tel & Tel Company 
American-Standard Foundation 
Ashland Oil Foundation Inc. 
Bank America Foundation 
Barclays American Corp. 
Baybanks, Inc 
Bell Atlantic 

Bell Comm Research, Inc, 
Bellsouth Corp., Asst. Treas. 
Bethlehem Sleel Corporation 
Blue Bell Foundation 
Boise Cascade Corporation 
Burlington Industries Fdn. 
Burroughs Corporation 
Burroughs Wellcome Co. 
Carolina Power & Light Co. 
Carolina Steel Corporation 
Celanese Corporation 
Central Carolina B & T Co. 
Conoco Inc. 

Corning Class Works Foundalion 
Cpc International, Inc. 
Crompton & Knowles Fdn, Inc. 
Crum & Foisler Corporalion 
De/oitle Haskins & Sells Fdn. 
Digital Equipment Corp, 
Dow Chemical Company 
Dow Corning Corporation 
Duke Power Company 
Durham Corporation 
Exxon Education Foundation 
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. 
First & Merchants Foundation 
First Union National Bank 
Ford Motor Company Fund 
General Electric Foundation 
General Foods Fund, Inc, 
General Mills Foundation 
Georgia-Pacific Corp. 
Gillette Company 
GTE Service Corp. 
Gull + Western Foundation 
Hackney Industries, Inc. 
Hartiord Ins, Group End, Inc, 
Hercules, Incorporated 
Hewlett-Packard Company 
Hotlmann-La Roche, Inc, 
Integon Foundation. Inc. 

August 1985 

Page 23A 

Iniernational Business 
Inlernalional Tel & Tel 

llek Cofpofation 
|, C, Penney Company 
I- P, Slevens & Company Inc. 

(eWeisonPilol Cofporation 
John Deeft' Company Foundation 
John Hancock Mutual Lite 

Koppers Company Foundation 
Leve' Brothers Company 
Liggett Group, Inc Crandmet USA 
Marlin Manelia Corporation 

Massachusetts Mutual Lite 

Insurance Company 
Mead lohnson & Company 

Foundation, Inc. 
Mebane Packaging Corporation 
Merck Company Foundation 
Metropolitan Life Foundation 
Millipore Corporation 
Mobil Foundation, Inc. 
Nabisco Brands. Inc. 
National Cash Register Foundation 
National Gypsum Company 
Nationwide Foundation 
NCNB Corporation Charities 
New York Times Company 

Foundation. Inc. 
Nnrlolk Southern Corporation 

Norlhwestern Financial 

I'eal. Marwick. Mitchell & 

Philip Morris, Inc. 

Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance 

Piedmont Aviation, Inc. 

Price Walerhouse Foundation 

Procter & Gamble 

Prudential Insurance Company of 

R J. Reynolds Industries. Inc. 

Reliance Electric Company 

Reynolds Metals Company 

Richardson-Vicks, Inc. 

Riegel Textile Corporation 

Sandoz Inc 
SCM Corporation 
Shell Companies Foundation. Inc 
South Central Bell 
Southern Bell 

Sovran Bank Foundation. Inc. 
Sperry Corporation Foundation 
Squibb Corporation 
Stone & Webster. Inc. 
Sun Company. Inc. 
Sun Life Assurance Company of 

Synten Laboratories, Inc. 
Tenneco Foundation 
Transamerica Corporation 
Travelers Insurance Company 
U. S. Fidelity & Guaranty Co. 
LJnion Camp Corporation 
Union Carbide Corporation 
United Va. Bankshares Foundation 
Universal Leaf Tobacco Company 
Upiohn Company 

Wachovia Bank & Trust Company 
Xeron Corporation 




- '~, ^-^ V 


What does a 

mean J 

The following four stories are true. The 
individuals were students at Elon when 
ihey needed help. 

Student A is married to a minister, is 
36 years old and has four children. The 
family has a very modest income. The 
student previously attended a com- 
munity college and performed ex- 
cellently. When she transferred to Elon, 
she was awarded a $2,000 academic 
scholarship in conjunction with other 
aid. With this help, she was able to 
stay in school. At the end of the first 
semester she had a 3.7 grade average 
as a mathematics major. 

Student 6 comes from a family of 
modest means, also. She was awarded 
a $2,200 academtc scholarship and a 
$1,500 music scholarship. She also 
received an outside scholarship of $500 
because of her potential. At the end of 
'he fall semester she had a 3.6 grade 
point average. The scholarship aid has 
enabled her to stay in school without 
incurring loan debts, 

Studeni C's father was a United 
Church of Christ minister. The father 
died before his son could enroll at 
Elon. The mother's income is derived 
from Social Security The son received 
the discount Elon accords to children 
of UCC ministers plus a $1,500 
academic scholarship and help from 
several Navy organizations. The father 
was a Navy chaplain, The son has been 
able to stay in school without taxing 
his mother's resources and without run- 
ning up a large debt. 

Student D, an orphan, transferred to 
Elon from a community college. He 
received a football scholarship and 
other aid to help him attend Elon, 
Despite his background of deprivation, 
he has become a successful student. 
Scholarship funds enable him to con- 
tinue as a studeni at Elon where he will 
receive preparation for a life and career 
he might never have known otherwise 

These four students all have a com- 
mon goal— a college education. They 
also have a common problem— lack of 

Today's students can still find work to 
help pay their way but usually it is im- 
practical for them to try to hold down 
full time jobs. That means their money 
must come from elsewhere— perhaps a 
federal grant, but Congress is cutting in- 
to those sharpely Meanwhile, the cost 
of a college education continues to 

You Deserve 
A Royal Experience! 

On January 2, 1986. students, faculty and friends will fly to London to begin the 
1 8th annual Studies Abroad Winter Term in England. For twenty-five days England 
with Its magnificent countryside, vast museums, art galleries and genuinely hospitable 
people becomes the resource for an exciting and unique experience. Join us! 
Tour Cost: $1625.00 

Price subject to change d ue to air tariffs and currency exchange fluctuations. 

D Day trips outside London by 

private deluxe motorcoach 

D Tickets to one symphony, ballet 

and dramatic performance in London 

DEntrance fees to historical sites, 

castles and exhibits 

D Hotel taxes and service charges 

Price includes: 

D Roundtrip 747 jet transportation 

D Superior first-class hotel, double 


n Continental breakfast daily 

Q Transfers between airport and 


For more information, contact: Dr. Bill Rich, Study Abroad Coordinator 
Box 2207. EJon College. NC 27244-2010 
Or call: 1-919-584-2354 


Page 24A 

The Magazine of Elon 

Vol. 47,No.4. 

Oct., 1985 

Elon Enrolls 
Largest and 
Student Body 

Elon College has begun its 96th 
academic year by enrolling the 
largest and best-prepared freshman 
class in Its history. 

Official statistics indicate that 
2929 students signed up for fall 
semester classes, the ninth con- 
secutive increase in enrollment for 
the college. Academically, this year's 
freshman class is superior to all 
previous classes. Scholastic 
Aptitude Test (SAT) scores for 
freshmen are up an average of 50 
points from two years ago, admis- 
sions officials report. 

Joanne Soliday, dean of admis- 
sions, called the SAT increase "in- 

"Normally it takes a college 
several years to achieve even a 
small increase," said Soliday. 

Soliday attributed the success in 
part to increased interest in Elon. 
"The word is getting out what a 
great school this is," said Soliday. 
"The numer of applications we 
receive has increased 40 percent 
over the past two years. Tliis allows 
us to be more selective." 

Elon began raising admissions 
standards two years ago as a part of 
a series of goals for the college's 
Centennial Year, 1989. "We are not 
a university," said President Young 
in announcing the goals. "Neither 
is it our role to educate solely the 
academically elite. But we can and 
should aim for the top among the 
private institutions in the state with 
missions similar to ours." 

The 1985-86 Elon students hail 
from 29 states, the District of Col- 
umbia and 12 foreign countries. 
Only 46 percent of the full-time 
students are from North Carolina, 
and college officials expressed both 
satisfaction and concern over that 
figure, which is down from 58 per- 
cent five years ago. 

"The nature of the Elon student 
body is obviously changing," said 
Dr. Fred Young, "and the change 
has both positive and negative 

"The increasing number of out-of- 
state students means that Elon is 
less provincial and that oppor- 
tunities here are more diverse." 

"On the other hand, the decrease 
in North Carolina enrollment 
means that the college is moving 
away from its traditional enrollment 
base, which involves risk. An ag- 
gressive state tuition program is any 
one of the states from which we 
recruit heavily could greatly and 

immediately reduce our enrollment." 

Young attributed the decrease 
chiefly to cost factors. 

"Within North Carolina, Elon 
has difficulty competing with the 
cost of tuition at the state-sup- 
ported universities," said Young. 
"Outside the state, however, 
students and parents consider Elon 
an excellent buy in education- 
good quality at a low cost." 

With a current tuition of $3500, 
Elon is among the lowest-priced of 
all private colleges in its recruiting 
area. The North Carolina Legis- 
lative Tuition Grant of $950 reduces 
the cost to $2550 for all North 
Carolina residents attending Elon. 
Tuition at the state-supported 
schools averages slightly less than 

As is traditional, twenty-five per- 
cent of Elon's 1985-86 students are 
from Virginia. Tvelve percent are 
from the Maryland-New Jersey area. 

Over one-half of the students 
chose to live on campus, creating a 
familiar housing crunch. At the 
beginning of the semester, 76 stu- 
dents had to be housed temporarily 
at a local motel. More than half of 
them have since been moved to 
campus residence halls, and space is 
expected to be available for the re- 
mainder by the end of the fall 

97th Freshman 
Class Gets to 
Know Elon 

By Meredith Lee '86 

Car doors slammed, trunk lids 
groaned open and parents braced 
themselves as young faces sported 
smiles of nervous anticipation- 
Orientation Week for students had 

On September I, Carole Ann 
Barnett, a freshman from Pine- 
brook, New Jersey, was feeling the 
apprehensions of most students, she 
was looking forward to school, but 
did not want to leave her family. 

"When we pulled the car around 
to unload it, my mother was telling 
me how worried she was about 
leaving me here so far away from 
home," said Barnett. "Then some 
cute soccer players came to move 
my stuff into my dorm and she 
said, 'I think you're going to like it 
here.' " 

The orientation guide the 
freshmen received defined orienta- 
tion as "finding out just where you 
are and why." During the three-day 
period the students not only learn- 
ed where to find Mooney building, 
but also where to find the resources 
within themselves to make the 

most of their college careers. 

The Sunday the students arrived 
was filled with moving, unpacking, 
meeting advisors and administrators 
and Opening Convocation. Mon- 
day brought the new freshmen 
more than most bargained for, a 
morning lecture on academics. 
After a day of smiles of welcome, 
Dr. John S. Sullivan's lecture, "Vi- 
sion and Commitment," was quite a 

In the lecture. Dr. Sullivan told 
the students that they need to 
commit themselves to listening well 
and learning well. He asserted that 
during high school, the students 
cut class, came unprepared, did not 
participate in class, cheated or were 
aware of cheating, crammed for 
tests and ran away from their pro- 
blems. Dr. Sullivan went on to tell 
them that college is the chance to 
break their bad habits of uncom- 
mited learning and running from 

"In my speech, I was knocking 
them down to prove my point," said 
Dr. Sullivan. "Then I picked them 
up, brushed them off and sent 
them on their way ." He said that 
he has had a positive response from 
the students about the lecture. "I 
want to give them the support they 
need to overcome the bad patterns 
they created," he said. "I want them 
to look at what they will do with 
college and what they're about." 

"I thought the speech was really 
good, because 75 percent of it was 
true." said Russell Bull, a freshman 
from Parksley, Virginia. Bull noted 
that the speech had an important 
message for every freshman at Elon. 

Tuesday's academic convocation, 
"Analysis of a Rock Video," was 
sponsored by the General Studies 
Program. It held a lighter message 
than the first academic convoca- 
tion. The purpose of the program, 
according to Dr. Bill Rich, director 
of the General Studies Program, 
was to show how something that 
the freshmen were familiar with like 
a rock video could be approached 
from different perspectives. 

The freshmen viewed a rock 
video, and then Dr. Rich and a 

panel of three faculty members led 
a discussion on the theme and 
meaning of the video. The panel 
gave three perspectives of the video, 
a sociological view, a feminist view, 
and a journalistic view, and then 
invited group discussion. "I want 
the freshmen to understand that 
general studies courses help them 
gain different perspectives of issues 
which lead to a better understan- 
ding," said Dr. Rich. 

David Atkins, director of student 
activities, planned the 1985 orienta- 
tion schedule. "1 think the orienta- 
tion program went well, from the 
students finding their dorms and 
moving in, to the two academic 

Student Carole Barnett added, 
"Orientation was great. Everyone 
was friendly and helpful during a 
difficult time for me." 

Twenty-two New 
Faculty Join Elon 

Elon began the 1985-86 academic 
year with 22 new full-time faculty 
members. They included Dr. Ellen 
Barney Williams, granddaughter of 
the late professor John W. Barney, 
and a new chairman for the fine 
arts department. Dr. Paul Braven- 
der. Dr. Bravender replaces Don 
Gibson, who resigned in the spring 
to become dean of music at Baylor 
University in Texas. 

Degrees of the new faculty range 
from Oxford and The University of 
Edinburgh to Purdue, Michigan 
State, and the University of 
Chicago. Three received their 
undergraduate degrees at Elon. 

"This new group is, as a whole, 
the largest, best-prepared and most 
experienced faculty hired in many 
years," said Dr. Chris White, vice 
president for academic and student 
affairs. I think Elon will be 
significantly enhanced by their 
knowledge and skills." 

Continued on page 12 

Catching Some ZZZ's 

Opening day took its toll on this dad, who bor- 
Toived a bench for a snooze. 



College Calendar 2 

News 3 

Alumni 4 

Sports 10 

People 1 3 

Elon Restaurateurs 6 

Rc.x Hamion 'DO and Kcih Hall 
'72 caier iucomfulh in iJif pnhhc'i 

Conversation with a 

Dt John G .SuJ/iian. recentfy tunned 
Miindf Sluirpe Pau-ell Pro/cjjor. diiCUises. 

Friends of the Elon College 
Library *85 12 

The lihmn (is!! in l-H-oiifn pcoftlc. 

Editor: Nan Perkins 

Art Director: Gayle Fishe! 'fS 

Staff WriterSusan C- Klopmun 

Tvpeselter: Laura Bcnfitu 


Tim McDowell '7b 

Dirt-ttor of Ctimmunity Relations 
Susie Sanford '?« 

Dlrecror of Alumni &. Parenc 
Stephi-n Ballard 

Sporis Information Director 
Dr Jerry Tolk'y 

Ditcttor of CorporaiL- and Annual 

Shirley Crawford 
Meredith Lcc '86 
Bob Moscr '86 

Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1984-86 
Executive Committee 


President, Zac T Walter, Hi '60, First Vice- 
President. Noel L Allen '69; Second Vicc- 
PiCiident. Ronald P. Butler 75; Immediate 
Pajt Prci.dent. Sally A- O'Neill 70; Executive 
Secretary, Susie Sanfofd 79 

Alumtii Chapter leaders 

Alamance County. N.C, Thomas L. Bass, 
It. 71: Greater Atlanta. Ga., B. Allen Bush. 
Jr. '6S; Greater Charlotte, N.C, Stanley E, 
Builer 78; Forsyth County, N.C, Jack P. 
Lociteto '81; Guilford County. N.C, 
Ashburn L Kirby '57; Gtcatcr Richmond, 
Va., Linda M. Shields '67; Sanfofd/Lee 
Couniy, N.C. Donald E. Dollat 70; Suffolk, 
Va., Betty Jean Ctiegcr 76; Triangle Area, 
N.C, Timothy M. Moon: 78; Vifginia 
Beach, Va,, Henry F. Pittman 72; Greater 
Washington, D-C, Robert H. Pafc 75, 


Br>'ant M. Colson 'SO, Irene H. Covington 
'■It, Sigmund S. Davidson '62, James S. Den- 
ton 73, Lester E. Fcsmirc 74, Daniel B. Har- 
rcll, Jr. '48, Victor H. Hoffman '61, L. 
Donald Johnson '65, Michael A, Lc^ett '77, 
Helen J. Lindscy '52, Philip R. Mann '51, 
John Z, McBraver '36, Nina M, McCunnell 
■70, Calvin A. Michaels ■5-}, John P, Paisley, 
Jr- -70, Nancy R. Penick '80. Lynn M. 
Stewart 'SI. C. Grayson Whiit 79, Am. M. 
Wilkins '53, W. Woodtow Wilson '38. 
William C. Zini. Ill 79. 

The Magaiine of Elon {USPS 174 580) is 
publnhtJ quarterly wuh nn extra i^sue during 
;he fourth quartet. Second class postage paid at 
Elon College, N.C. 27244. Poirtnaster Send 
addrws changw lo Elon College Office of 
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College Calendar 



30 Eve Cornelious and Chip 
Crawford, jazz duo 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
This artistic, versatile duo, voice 
and piano, has dazzled audiences 
throughout the Southeast and has 
gained a respected musical reputa- 
tion. The duo will present ja:z 
songs spanning the period from the 
30s to the 805. 


5 New Faculty Recital 

Paul Bravender, baritone; 
Mike Lewis, trombone; 
Stephen Ten Eyck, organ; 
Alan Weinberg, piano; and 
Ellen Williams, mezzo- 
soprano. Elon College Com- 
munity Church, 7:30 p.m. 
Music enthusiasts will have the op- 
portunity to hear the five new 
metnhers of the Elon music faculty 
in concert. 

7 Kerns and Company 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Ralph Kerns, professor of theater, 
presents an evening of readings, 
both dramatic and humorous, ac- 
companied by members of the Fine 
Arts Faculty, interpreting with 
music and dance. 

10 Senator William 

"The Fleecing of America" 
Whitley Auditorium 
Democratic Senator Proxmire of 
Wisconsin, famed foe of waste in 
government and originator of the 
Golden Fleece Award, will begin 
his two-day campus visit with a lec- 
ture. Open to the public. Watch for 
more details about his visit. 

George Ritchie, organ 
Guest Recital 
First Presbyterian Church, 
Burlington, 5 p.m. 

12 Honors Convocation 

Dr. Hal Levin, "Turmg's 
Grandchildren: Remarks on 
Culture, Education and 
Whitley Auditorium, 
7.'30 p.m. 

Dr. Levin is an associate professor 
in the departments of 
philosophy/religion and computer 
science at North Carolina State 
University. He will speak on the in- 
fluence of computers on university 
education in America. 

17 Dr. Arlene Goter and 

Chamber Music Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m, 

20 Dr. Herbert W. House 

"Metabolic Effects of 


Duke Science Building, 

Room 205, 7 p.m. 

22 Construction Company, 

Dance Concert 

Pat Gray, director 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

24 Barbara Dinger Jacobson, 


Faculty Recital 

Whitley Auditorium. 8 p.m. 

Robert Burns King, organ 
Faculty Recital 
First Presbyterian Church, 
Burlington, 5 p.m. 

2 Tahuantinsuyo, Andean 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Four South American msuicians 
will perform a variety of authentic 
music that enchants, entertains and 
enlightens audiences. The music of 
the Andes is a blend of native 
flutes and drums with the Spanish 

5 Elon College Band 
Dr. Jack O. White, director 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

S Moravian Lovefeast and 
Candlelight Service 

Elon Community Church, 
7 p.m. 

This traditional Christmas service 
of carols, candles and a simple meal 
will be celebrated with help from 
First Moravian Church of 
Greensboro. A brass band 
will herald worshipers 
at 6:45 pm 

9 Christmas Concert 

Elon College Community 
Orchestra, Dr. David Bragg, 
director and Elon College 
Choir, Dr. Stephen Ten 
Eyck, director 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

12 The Messiah 

Elon College Community 
Orchestra, Dr. David Bragg, 
director and chorus, Dr. 
Stephen Ten Eyck, director 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

The traditional Christmas 
Tree Lighting and Carol Sing 

will be held during the first week 
in December on Scott Plaza. 
Watch your newspaper for more 
details later. 

Letter to the Editor 

My dear Friend: 

I received the Elon Magazine 
yesterday with the article by 
Moses Crutchfield about me. I 
think he did a good job and I ap- 
preciate it very much. It's quite 
true that "I love Elon," and I'm 
always happy with its success. 

Thanks for giving the idea and 
space for my being remembered. 
And the selection of the author 
was splendid. I remember Moses 
quite well as a student, and he 
was always a warm, lovable per- 
sonality, which still exists. 

With very much appreciation, 
and thanks to all concerned, I ex- 
tend my best wishes. 

"May the good Lord bless and 
keep you, cause his face to shine 
on you, and give you perfect 

God bless you. 

J.D. Messick. Ph.D. 
(and Lift. D. 1948 from Elo 

The Magazine of Elo 

October, 1985 

Faculty Urges 

The Elon College faculty has pass- 
ed a resolution calling for the col- 
lege to divest all its financial 
resources from corporations doing 
business with South Africa. 

The resolution, sponsored by Dr. 
Bruce Waller and passed at the 
Oct. 4 faculty meeting, calls for the 
"complete divestment within two 
years, of all funds with those cor- 
porations with direct investments in 
South Africa..." 

In addition, the resolution states 
that the South African system of 
apartheid is opposed to the college's 
commitment to "recognition of the 
intrinsic worth of all individuals." 

The resolution also refers to 
previous recommendation from the 
national synod of the United 
Church of Christ asking all groups 
associated with the church to 
divest. This plea extends to all af- 
filiated institutions such as Elon 

The Investment Committee of 
the Board of Trustees asked the 
Elon staff in the spring to prepare a 
report on investments the college 
holds with companies who do 
business in South Africa. The 
Investment Committee's recom- 
mendation will be presented to the 
full board at its meeting on Oc- 
tober 23. 

In a recent interview with the 
Burlington Daily Times -News, Presi- 
dent Fred Young stated that it was 
appropriate for the faculty and 
trustees to consider this issue. 

"Precisely what kind of statement 
to make is the problem," Young 
said. "Do you totally disinvest; do 
you disinvest from companies that 
do business with companies doing 
business in South Africa, or do you 
do it according to the Sullivan 

The Sullivan Principles are a 
widely accepted set of criteria to 
which businesses should adhere or 
risk disinvestment. 

Whatever the board decides at its 
October meeting, recent sanctions 
imposed by President Reagan and 
any future action taken by the U.S. 
government might make any action 
by the college "moot" according to. 
Dr. Young. 

College Mourns 
Brittain's Death 

By Bob Moser '85 

Elon College suffered a great loss 
this summer with the death of Dr. 
Mary Gates Brittain, an assistant 
professor of English who had been 

with the college since 1976. She 
had fought a year-long battle with 
cancer before her death at age 52, 

Brittain was a dedicated and 
learned professor, but what stood 
out in her years at Elon were her 
many other activities. Involved in a 
great number of campus organiia- 
tions, she devoted exceptional 
amounts of time and energy to 
these "interests." She served as ad- 
visor to the yearbook. Phi Psi Cli, 
for several years, was active in 
Omicron Delta Kappa, and was 
president of The Beta Omega 
chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an 
honor society for women educators. 
Her professional interests included 
the Modern Language Association, 
the Southeastern Renaissance Con- 
ference, the English Speaking 
Union, and the Order of the 
Eastern Star. 

Even with all her commitments, 
Brittain saved much of her time for 
what she probably considered her 
main "interest," and certainly one 
of her greatest loves— the sisters of 
Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority. She 
served as advisor to the sorority for 
six years, and lovingly came to 
know the sisters as "her girls" As 
sorority president Sandra Perry said, 
"It was just like having a mom at 
school. She was more than jusc our 
advisor; she was our friend." The 
sorority has established a scholar- 
ship fund in memory of Dr. Brit- 
tain, and contributions can be sent 
to the sorority. 

Dr. Brittain was born Mary Lou 
Gates in 1933 in the small town of 
Timpson, Texas. Married at 16 to 
Eugene Brittain, who died this year, 
she still managed to beome the first 
in her family to go to college, later 
earning her Ph.D. in English from 
the University of North Carolina at 

Dr. Mary Britcain's untimely 
death was mourned by faculty, 
students, and former students alike. 
As Chaplain Richard McBride said 
in his tribute to her, "Praise be to 
God that we have seen in Mary's 
manner of living that life can be 
both gentle and good, competent 
and inspiring." 

Mary Cosby 
Speaks at Fall 
Worship Service 

Mary Cosby, a founding member of 
the Church of the Saviour in 
Washington, D.C, was the guest 
speaker at the annual college/com- 
munity fall worship service on 
October 1. 

Mrs. Cosby's message was entitled 
"Borrowing God's Eyes." Her discus- 
sion centered around Christian at- 
titudes which enable us to achieve 

a greater global understanding. The 
Reverend Richard McBride, Elon 
College chaplain, said that the 
message was in keeping with his 
goal for the year— 'to enlarge our 
perspective and gain greater 
understanding of the problems of 
the world." 

Mrs. Cosby founded the Church 
of the Saviour 40 years ago along 
with her husband, Gordon, and a 
friend, Elizabeth O'Connor. The 
mission of the church is to serve 
the homeless, infirm, elderly, im- 
migrant mothers with babies, the 
unemployed and children in 
Washington, DCs inner-city. In ad- 
dition to the church work, Mrs. 
Cosby is a lecturer, teacher and 
retreat leader. She frequently speaks 
on issues such as the relationship 
between activism in the world and 

Future events at the college 
centering on this theme include a 
"Teach-In on South Africa" plan- 
ned for the spring of 1986. 

Central America 
Teach-in Raises 

A teach-in on the people, issues 
and conflicts in Central America 
was held on the Elon campus 
September 16-18. 

The three-day event was a joint 
effort by college chaplain Richard 
McBride and the General Studies 
program to increase public aware- 
ness of the peoples and conflicts in 
Central America. 

Presentations began with the play 
A Peasant of El Salvador on Monday 
night. Other features included a 
chapel service conducted by Ann 
Calvin Rogers-Witte, pastor of 
Community United Church of 
Christ in Raleigh. She shared her 
experiences in Central America 
during the service and in an after- 
noon slide presentation. 
* The highlight of the teach-in 
centered around the opposing view- 
points presented by two of the 
speakers, William Schofield and 
Reed Brody. 

Schofield, representing the U.S. 
State Department Latin America 
Bureau, emphasized that the war- 
fare between the Sandinista govern- 
ment of Nicaragua and the 
American-backed Contra rebels is 
not a confrontation the U.S. has 

Schofield disputed the charge 
that the Reagan administration is 
interested only in a military solu- 
tion to the strife. He claimed that 
for every U.S. dollar given Central 
Americans for military purposes, 
three dollars of aid go toward 
economic development. 

Reed Brody, former assistant at- 
torney general of New York state, 
led a four-month fact-finding mis- 
sion to Nicaragua in 1984. His 
perception of American aid was 
quite different from Schofield's 

Brody discovered during his stay 
in Nicaragua that the contras were 
not fighting the government or the 
army, but instead were making 
ruthless attacks on civilians. These 
same contras have been given $100 
million in direct aid from the U.S. 
in four years, according to Brody. 

Continued on page 12 

A Real Long Shot 

Do you think kids bring only their hair dryers, popcorn poppers and irons to school? Tom 
Mays '88 broughc his own cannon— a replica of a Civil War cannon which he and his 
father made. But it's for a good cause. Now every Elon touchdown is capped bj cannon 

The Magazine of Elon 


Sanford Named 
Alumni Director 

Susie Bullard Sanford 79, whose 
Eion roots go back to the college's 
earliest years, has been appointed 
Director of Alumni and Parent 

In her new position, Sanford will 
be in charge of planning activities 
designed to secure the interest and 
loyaltv of alumni, parents and stu- 
dents. She will plan activities such 
as homecoming, alumni chapter 
meetings, alumni weekend, parents 
weekend, and class reunions. 

Sanford is enthusiastic about her 
appointment. "My ptimary goal is 
to keep alumni and parents involv- 
ed and interested in Elon," she 

"1 am confident that Susie will 
make great contributions to the col- 
lege because she has the qualities 
that will help her become an in- 
tegral part of the development pro- 
gram at Elon," said Dr. Jo Watts 
Williams, vice president for develop- 
ment. "Susie already is familiar with 
Elon after working here as an ac- 
countant. Another of her strong 
points is her family's rich tradition 
of Elon graduates." 

Sanford's grandfather, Dr. J.E. 
Rawls, class of 1896, and her grand- 
mother, Emma Holland Rawls. class 
of 1902, began the Elon tradition 
that has lasted four generations. A 
total of 36 members of Sanford's 
family attended Elon. Four 

V / Nv 

Susie Bullard Sanford '79 

members were on the Elon College 
Board of Trustees: her grandfather; 
father, the late Dr. George M. 
Bullard of Mebane; great-aunt, 
Susie Holland; and uncle. Dr. J.E. 
Rawls, Jr. Her mother, Margaret 
Rawls Bullard. was a member of the 
class of 1946, and two brothers and 
a sister, Thomas Perry Bullard II, 
Dr. George Minson Bullard Jr., and 
Ann Rawls Bullard, are recent 

After graduating from Elon with 
a degree in business administration, 
Sanford worked part time while 
earning her degree in accounting. 
She began working as an accoun- 
tant for Elon in 1982. Her hus- 
band, Ronnie Sanford, is a sales 
representative for Redman 

Snyder H5 
Honored at 

Dr, Walstein W. "Wally" 
Snyder '45 celebrated his 25th an- 
niversary as executive director of 
Elon Home for Children on Thurs- 
day. August 1, at a surprise recep- 
tion and dinner at Best Western 
Restaurant in Burlington. Dr. 
Snyder's wife, Nell, was also 
honored by the Board of Trustees 
for her service to the Home and 
support of her husband while he 
has served as executive director. 

Over 220 people attended the 
event. Present and former board 
members and staff, Elon Home 
alumni, representatives from the 
many public and private organiza- 
tions with which the Home works, 
and many friends and family paid 
tribute to Dr. Snyder. 

Dr. Fred Young represented Elon 
College and made a brief address as 
part of the program. 

At the conclusion of the pro- 

gram. Dr. Isabelle Powell, president- 
elect of the Elon Home for 
Children's Board of Directors, 
presented Dr. Snyder with a gold 
ring and Mrs. Snyder with a gold 
pendant, which were gifts from the 
Board, staff, and alumni. 

Dr. Snyder grew up in Elkton, 
Virginia. He attended Elon College 
graduating in the class of 1945. In 
1950 he received his B.D. from 
Duke University and in 1964 was 
awarded an honorary Doctor of 
Divinity degree by Elon College. 

He came to Elon Home for 
Children in Elon College after serv- 
ing as a minister for the United 
Church of Christ. During his 
tenure as executive director, the 
Home has established a sound 
financial base and has expanded to 
include two group homes. The 
Oaks in Burlington, and Turner 
Memorial Group in Suffolk, 
Virginia. In January 1985 Boys 
Town of North Carolina in 
Charlotte merged with Elon Home 
for Children. Dr. Snyder was in- 
strumental in effecting the merger. 
Under Dr. Snyder's leadership, 
the Home has attained national 

Two Alumni 
Chapters Meet 

Suffolk/Tidewater Virginia 

The Suffolk/Tidewater Virginia 
Chapter sponsored a pool party on 
Saturday, August 3, at the Suffolk 
Swimming Pool. Although unusual- 
ly cool weather prevented partic- 
ipants from swimming, more than 
50 area alumni enjoyed socializing 
with their college friends. Arrang- 
ments for the party were made by 
Betty Jean '76 and Terry 71 Crig- 
ger. and Mopsi "75 and Henry '71 
Pittman. Local alumni who assisted 
in promoting the event were Jane 
78 and Rusty 78 Smith, Perry-Lou 
77 and Mickey 77 Leggett, Kay 
and Donnie '69 Goldberg, Marcia 
'80 and Steve *82 Humphrey, Dickie 
Whitmore '82. Tina and Blair '83 
Thompson, Wanda '77 and Les 77 
Hall, Debbie '77 and Jay 78 Butler. 
Wellington Saecker '41. Cheryl 78 
and Barry '79 Oliver, and Trisha 74 
and Steve 73 Doucette. The college 
was represented by John Bangley 
'84, Director of Athletic Fund Rais- 
ing. (Chapter President: Betty Jean 
Crigger 804/934-0250) 

Greater Charlotte Chapter 

On Wednesday. September 11, the 
Greater Charlotte Chapter hosted a 
dinner party at the Charlotte 
Athletic Club. About 30 guests en- 
joyed cocktails and a delicious steak 
dinner. Speaker Mackey Garden, 
Elon's head football coach, discuss- 
ed the prospects for the 1985 
Fighting Christians. Stan 78 and 
Martha '79 Butler organized the 
event. Those who helped to spread 
the word were Patricia Hook '47 
and Gene Neal, Lib and Bob *44 
Johnston, Olivia and Woody '38 
Wilson, Jeanne Hook '45 and "Ace" 
'48 Harrell, and John Nichols '65. 
The college was represented by 
Susie Bullard Sanford '79, Director 
of Alumni & Parent Programs, 
John Bangley "84, Director of 
Athletic Fund Raismg, and Dr. 
Jerry Tolley, Director of Corporate 
and Annual Resources. (Chapter 
President: Stan Butler 



8:00 p.m. 
Talent Show 
Whilfey A!«it(orinm 


9:00 a.m. - 12 noon 


Scott Plaza 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Campus Shop Hours 

Long StidJent Center 
10:00 a.m. 

Pflrenti Meeting 

Whiiley Auditorium 

Speaker: Dr. Fred Young 
10:45 a.m. 

.Meet (he Faaihy 

McEu'en Librarv 

11:30 p.m. 

Picnic Lunch 

McEtven Dimng Hail Laxfn 
1:30 p.m. 

Fre-game Show 

Biirlinaton Memorial Stadium 

Entertainrrxent (>>■ £/on'j "Shoujband of the 

1:00 p.m. 

Intercoilegiatc Football 

Burlington Memorial Stadium 

Elon Col/ege "Fighting Chnstians" 

i-s. Gardner-Webb "Bulldogs" 
9:00 p.m. - Midnight 

Fi/tfi Quarter Social 

Alamarxce Coiinrry Club 

Entertainment by "The Nomads" 


10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Sunday Biwncfi 

McEwen Dining Hall 
11:00 a.m. 

Worship Service 

Eion College Community Church 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Campus Shop Hours 

Long Student Center 
I;00 p.m. 

The "Emonons o/ £/on" in Concert 

Whitley AMdiiorium 



Clayton C. "Jack" Andrews, Jr. '51 

BoseboJL Basketball 
Maurice M. Craft, Jr. '42 

Baseball, Football 
James Baugh Mallory 

Football Coach, Baseball Coach 
Clarence W. "Diffy" Ross 76 

Basheiball, Football, Track 
Russell Brent Sexton 75 


Induction ceremony: 10:00 a.m., 
Whitley Auditorium 

Football game: 2-,00 p.m., Burlington 
Memorial Stadium 

The Magazine of Elon 

October, 1985 

Walker Heads 
Annual Fund 

Zacharv T. Walker III. president of 
Oakhursc Textiles in Greensboro 
has been selected chairman of Elon 
College's 1985-86 Annual Fund 

Walker's selection was announced 
bv Dr. Jerry Tolley, director of an- 
nual and corporate giving. "Zac" 
Walker has had a strong interest in 
the college since his graduation in 
1960," noted Tollev. Currently 
Walker serves as president of the 
executive committee of the Alumni 
Association and as a member of 
the Presidential Board of Advisers, 

Walker also has an impressive 
family history with Elon. His uncle 
was "Peahead" Walker, coach and 
athletic director until 1937. Walker's 
father, Zachary T. Walker. Jr.. a 
1930 graduate, was the quarterback 
during his senior year and played 
on "Peahead's" Walker's team. Both 
men have been inducted into the 
Elon Sports Hall of Fame. 

"Zac" Walker 

In a letter to Alumni, Walker 
proudly announced that Elon now 
ranks as number one in alumni 
participation among all co-ed col- 
lege and universities in North 
Carolina. In light of this record, his 
challenge to fellow alumni is "to 
lead Elon's alumni giving to an all 
time high." 

The 1985-86 campaign goal is 
$350,000. In order to meet this im- 
pressive goal, Walker urges every 
donor who has ever made a dona- 
tion in the past to make a con- 
tribution this year. In making in- 
quiries about past donations, 
Walker discovered that last year 15 
classes had over 50% participation; 
45 classes had over 40% participa- 
tion. Walker has set the 50% par- 
ticipation mark as his goal for all 
classes for 1985-86. 

In addition, special attention will 
be paid to three classes, randomly 

History Buff 
Puts a Shine 
on Old Church 

i'Y Ronald H. Han, h 

A ]9-vear-old history major at Elon 
College is leading an effort to 
restore one of the few remaining 
aniebellum churches m the 
Winston-Salem area. 

Michael Perdue, now a college 
junior, began working in 1981 to 
restore the Wentworth United 
Methodist Church to its original 
condition. The church was 
dedicated in 1859. 

It is an area of North Carolina 
peppered with large tobacco fields 
on gently rolling hills. Life is slow- 
paced in Wentworth, with a strong 
sense of community. 

Since most parishioners are older, 
Perdue is finding it necessary to look 
outside the community for support 
for his project. 

Although it is challenging, ic is 
work that he enjoys, 

"I've been interested in history all 
my life, especially church history," 
he said, "1 have roots (in the com- 
munity) going back to 1836 and a 
strong personal interest in this 

Perdue was the most likely can- 
didate to organize the renovation, 
according to the other members of 
the small congregation. So, they 

gave him the responsibility of doing 
the project. 

When the building was erected, 
slavery was stil! practiced and social 
interaction between the sexes was 
strictly regulated. These social con- 
ventions influenced the construction 
of the building. 

Originally, che slaves had to sit in 
the balcony, which could only be 
reached from an exterior door on 
the side of the church. That way 
they would never enter the 

A wooden partition extended 
from che hack wall of the church all 
the way to the front pew. Not only 
did men and women have to sit on 
separate sides of the sanctuary, they 
had to enter through separate doors, 

To learn about the history of the 
church. Perdue interviewed the older 
members and searched records in 
Charlotte and at Duke University, 
as well as the church's own records. 

Rt'prinfed with permission fwm the 
Winiton-Salon (NO Jounwl. 

selected, in a pilot project to 
challenge the giving record of the 
class of $937. That class can boast 
a remarkable 72% participation in 
the Annual Fund drive. 

The classes challenged this year 
are: 1974, Nathanial W Harrison, 
Jr.. president; 1964, Dr. K. Wayne 
Pruitt, president; and 1957, Donald 
B. Johnson, president. 

Walker hopes that these special 
efforts to increase alumni giving 
will move Elon close to its real 
dream: to be number one among 
all colleges and universities in the 
Southeast m alumni participation. 

Runback: A 
Legend at Elon 

"Once in a lifetime!" A quarter of a 
century after it happened those 
four words were George Wooten's 
immediate reaction to the mention 
of a touchdown he scored for Elon 
College in a 13-12 victory against 
Catawba in 1960. But it was more 

than just a touchdown. 

Here was the scene: Catawba led 
Elon 12-7, with eight seconds to 
play in the game and had the ball 
at Elon's seven-yard line. It was 
fourth down, and the options for 
Catawba were either to run a play 
and kill all but the last couple of 
seconds or kick a field goal for a 
sure victory. 

Catawba called timeout to talk 
over the situation and decided to 
get more points with a field goal. 

At that point. Catawba's world 
ended, and the world of George 
Wooten, Elon and thousands of 
students and alumni who had 
gathered for Homecoming Day ex- 
ploded in a starbursc of ecstacy. 

Catawba's center did not make a 
good snap, the holder made an 
even worse placement and the kick 
sailed off to the right, nowhere 
near the goal posts, and didn't even 
have enough steam to go over the 
end line. 

"1 was lined up on the left side of 
the end zone, just in case— ji^st in 
case by some sliver of a chance the 
ball might be sliced to my side. We 
had another man stationed on the 
other side of the end zone for the 
same reason," says Wooten. 

The fates continued to conspire 
against Catawba— and for Elon. 


Forgeting that a short field goal 
could be run out of the end zone 
just like a punt, the Catawba 
players never even covered the ball. 

"I caught it about two yards from 
the back line," Wooten remembers, 
"and as I looked upfield, I couldn't 
believe that 1 had an alley about 15 
yards wide. I just took off, and no 
one even touched me until I got to 
the end zone, and one of my team- 
mates darn near killed me." 

"When we looked at the films on 
Monday, the Catawba players were . 
shown watching me like I was some 
kind of idiot, running so hard past 
them," he adds. "None of them 
even moved to get at me." 

Of course, Catawba later claimed 
that an official blew a whistle and 
they thought the play was dead, 
hence they didn't give chase. Not 
so, says Wooten. 

"There was no whistle because if 
they had heard one, then I would 
have heard one, and I wouldn't 
have run like 108 yards for 
nothing," he says. "Heck, at that 
point all of us felt the game was 
over, and all Catawba had to do 
was to run out the clock. When we 
saw them line up for the field goal, 
we didn't like it. We felt they were 
trying to rub our noses in it," 

The following year when the two 
teams played at Catawba, and 
Catawba attempted another field 
goal, Wooten lined up in the end 
zone again. 

"This time, though, they sent a 
couple of guys out to cover the 
area as soon as the ball was kick- 
ed," he says with a laugh. 

The feat is a legend at Elon, 
passed down each year, and every- 
one knows all of the details. There 
are also about a half million people, 
among the several thousand who 
actually were there, who claim to 
have witnessed that miracle. 

"My son's football coach has told 
his team about it as a good exam- 
ple of never giving up, never believ- 
ing any game is over until the final 
gun," says Wooten, who works for 
the Navy as a personnel specialist 
and now lives in Virginia Beach. 
"And he's correct. I should know." 

RepriMtd from Toucfufouti IWuitraxed, Orange Boit'l. 
Stpi 7. 1985. 

The Magazine of Elon 












The restaurant business is 
highly competitive. It 
demands not only substantial in- 
vestment of money, time and 
energy, but also a flair for satisfying 
the whims of an all-too-fickle 
public, always on the lookout for 
the new and unusual. Two Elon 
College alumni, however, are carv- 
ing quite a niche for themselves in 
this exacting field. Donald Keith 
Hall '72 and William Rex Harrison 
'66 are both successful and in- 
novative restaurateurs. 

Keith Hall's involvement with the 
restaurant business began with a 
job as a dishwasher for Le Chateau 
in Burlington. He held this job 
while he attended Elon College, 
juggling work and studies to make 
room for football practice and his 
wife and young daughter. From a 
position as dishwasher, he rapidly 
progressed to management trainee 
in 1972, then to store manager in 
that same year, area manager in 
1973, regional manager in 1974. 
vice president of operations in 1975, 
and finally, to senior vice president 
in 1977. At that point he was the 
second in command in the Le 
Chateau organization and was not 
yet 30 years old! 

Le Chateau had also grown from 
a single restaurant in Burlington, 
N.C., to a chain of 26 restaurants 
which were sold to the food com- 
pany Green Giant in 1977 and 
then to Pillsbury less than a year 
later. Keith stayed with Le Chateau 
as their senior vice president and 
ran the franchise for Pillsbury for 
two years, building the chain from 
26 to 52 restaurants. Pillsbury, 
which also owned Steak and Ale, 
decided to convert Le Chateaus to 
Steak and Ale or sell them in- 
dividually. Keith helped oversee the 
sale of the restaurants and earned 
enough money to finance his own 
venture: T.K. Tripps. 

T.K. Tripps was Keith's first 
brainchild. With the help of 
Thomas D. Mincher, one of the 
former owners of Le Chateau, Keith 
has developed his idea from the 
original restaurant in Greensboro to 
a chain of seven restaurants in 
North Carolina. Georgia, and 
Alabama. The T.K. Tripps 
restaurants (T. from Thomoi Min- 
cher, K. from K.m\^ Hall and Tripps 
from an ad agency's list of sugges- 
tion) exhibit a sophisticated, but 
relaxed atmosphere with a combina- 
tion restaurant and lounge. Cater- 
ing to the affluent and upwardly 
mobile, T.K. Tripps offers a place to 
meet people, socialize, and enjoy a 
casual dinner. 

Current annual sales 
of the T.K. Tripps restaurants ex- 
ceed nine million dollars, an ob- 
vious sign of the public's 

In addition to the T.K. Tripps, 
Keith and Mincher have started the 
Rock-Ola Cafe. They researched 
this idea by visiting in Texas, 
Nevada, and on the west coast to 
study the trends in restaurants. The 
prototype for what they hope to 

by Deborah H. Crotts 

The Magazine of Elon October, 1985 

Keith Hall '72 

develop into another rapidly expan- 
ding chain is located at the corner 
of West Market Street and Muirs 
Chape! Road in Greensboro, N.C. 
The menu is hamburgers, hot dogs, 
salads, sandwiches, and fries but it 
is definitely not a fast-food 
restaurant. The atmosphere is 
casual, 1950s style. Rock-Ola is 
family oriented, offering a fun at- 
mosphere and large quantities of 
good food for a modest price. It 
has met with Greensboro's en- 
thusiastic approval. The proud 
owners note that Rock-Ola is doing 
20 to 25 percent more business 
than they had budgeted. 

Plans are afoot to expand both of 
these operations. Raleigh, 
Charlotte. Winston-Salem, Adanta, 
Hampton (Virginia), and Orlando 
are under consideration as possible 
sites for Rock-Ola Cafes and new 
T.K. Tripps. Keith hopes that they 
will have 50 to 52 restaurants in 
operation by the I990's. He feels 
firmly that the secret to success is 
good management and inspires his 
managers by offering monthly 
bonuses based on the individual 
restaurant's profitability. In addi- 
tion, they do careful research before 
they open a restaurant and are 
reasonably certain once it is opened 
it should make a profit. 

Keith still keeps time for his fami- 
ly and football, just as he did in 
college days. He speaks with ob- 
vious pride of his daughter, a high 
school junior and cheerleader, and 
his son, an eighth grader who loves 
sports. He coaches football at 
Western Guilford High School, is 
on the Board of Directors for Youth 
Programs for Greensboro, has spon- 
sored a football camp for the 
underprivileged, and has par- 
ticipated in the alumni football 
games at Elon College. 

Rex Harrison shares Keith 
Hall's commitment to family 
and football. The former Los 
Angeles Rams and Norfolk Nep- 
tunes football player considers his 
three children his crowning achieve- 
ment. Football has taken a back 
seat in his current lifestyle although 
he says ex-football players from the 
Rams, the Redskins, and the 
Philadelphia Eagles have come to 
visit his establishment: the night 

club September's in Virginia Beach. 

Like Keith Hall, Rex has had to 
work for what he has; it was not 
handed to him on a silver platter, 
so to speak. His father died when 
he was six leaving his mother with 
the job of supporting herself and 
her son with a bookkeeping job at 
a feed company which paid forty 
dollars a week. Rex hoped to earn 
a football scholarship to a major 

His coach recommended that he 
apply to Elon. Rex worked the 
summer before college at a moving 
and storage company and did 
weight-lifting. He brought his 
weight up 45 pounds and was able 
to earn a place on the Elon College 
football team when he arrived in 
the fall. He planned to be a doctor, 
but after his marriage in his 
sophomore year, he realized that 
the cost of medical school would 
probably be prohibitive and chang- 
ed his major to history with a 
minor in physics and math. 

After leaving Elon, he was the 
72nd player chosen in the sixth 
draft of the NFL and was offered a 
contract with the Los Angeles 
Rams. Rex signed with them, 
becoming the first Elon player to 
he drafted by the NFL. He sustain- 
ed an ankle injury and coach 
George Allen let him go after a 
year. He returned to Norfolk and 
played for the Norfolk Neptunes in 
the Continental League for three 
years. Following that, he went with 
Xerox Corporation , starting as a 
sales representative in Norfolk and 
working his way up to branch 
manager for Hampton Roads. 

The dream for a restaurant and 
club like September's was born dur- 
ing his football career when he 
visited the night spots of Los 
Angeles with a group of football 
players. It has blossomed into 
September's, a sophisticated place, 
decorated in the Art Deco opulence 
of the 1920s with marble, opal, 
walnut, and brass. It caters to the 
established affluent and attracts an 
impressive guest list, including 
Mark Moseley of the Redskins and 
Gavin McLeod of the televison 
show Loveboat. The club has a 
video screen behind the bar which 
broadcasts MTV at an unobtrusive 
level. Harrision is branching out in- 
to live entertainment and various 
programs such as fashion shows, 
dance classes, and aerobics classes 
to provide interest and excitement. 

The Rose Room, the restaurant 
half of September's, boasts a com- 
puterized ordering system which 
allows the waiter or waitress to key 
the order from the dining room 
and gives the restaurant a more 
relaxed, in-control atmosphere. The 
color scheme for The Rose Room 
naturally is rose, accented by teal 
and black. Each table is covered 
with a pink linen tablecloth and 
graced with a single rose and a can- 
dle. The chef, who was previously 
the chef for Jacques Cousteau's 
Calypso, has prepared a healthy and 
tantalizing menu offering regional 
nouvelle cuisine or, as Rex Harrison 
explains it, "regional dishes in 

Rex Harrison '66 

French sauces." 

Harrison is proud of his endeavor 
and justifiably so. but at present he 
is satisfied with its uniqueness. He 
has been approached by people 
who are interested in expanding on 
his idea or making it the first of 
many, but unlike Keith Hall, Rex 
has no wish to go beyond his single 
establishment. He thinks he will 

work at this for five or ten years 
and then perhaps retire. 

Both Keith Hall and Rex Har- 
rison have created exciting places 
for eating and entertainment and 
both are doing exceedingly well in 
their field. These two Elon alumni 
have achieved success with a uni- 
que flair. 

The Magazine of Elon 

October, 1985 




In announcing that Dr. John 
Greenfelder Sullivan is the first 
recipient of the new Maude Sharpe 
Powell Professorship, President Fred 
Young said, "The primary factor in 
his selection was his effectiveness as 
a teacher. Willingly assuming the 
role of mentor, counselor and 
friend to his students, he ex- 
emplifies the ideal for a liberal arts 

In my conversation with this pro- 
fessor of philosophy, he spoke first 
about the classroom. "1 think 
teaching is one of the dramatic 
arts." he said. "I fee! that I must 
enliven the subject matter and 
make it applicable to the students' 
lives. Teaching is like the work of 
an actor who brings a role to life, 
no matter how many times he plays 
it. He must reanimate the old, must 
do the play anew. 

"Philosophy starts at zero point." 
.._ continued. "I know what I will 
do, but 1 face it anew each course, 
each day. Probably it won't be the 
same as last time because students 
always make a difference. And I am 
learning, making shifts in my own 
emphases and ideas. There is a job 
of sorting out the flowers and the 

"Am 1 a better teacher as 1 grow 
older?" Sullivan repeated my ques- 
tion. "Do I make a greater impact 
on my students now than when I 
started? 1 am available to them now 
in terms of myself, of the things I 
love. I have more connection points 
now. And I think I give my 
students far more than I was given 
at their age. I give them quality 
material when I'm at my best. I 
also want to make the student less 
provincial and to deepen his or her 
responses. It is frustrating to see the 
needs and to know that you get 
the students for such a little while. 
One is always coping with failure— 
the limitations of self and students 
against the ideal." 

Serving for a decade (1972-82) as 
chairman of the Department of 
Philosophy, which offers a rich 
selection of upper level courses in 
addition to the introductory, 
Sullivan has insisted on keeping the 
required hours for the major 
low— 27 semester hours of "very 
solid courses." The purpose is to en- 
courage either a double major or a 

philosophy major and another con- 
centration. He believes that the stu- 
dent at undergraduate level should 
have a good background in the 
liberal arts. Sullivan worked with a 
project team in the summer of 1981 
which formulated the draft report 
for a revision of the general educa- 
tion requirements. Elon College has 
since adopted a curriculum require- 
ment of liberal arts courses 
throughout the student's four years. 

In the relatively small Depart- 
ment of Philosophy, enrollment 
runs about 500 students a year. 
Here the courses, divided into se- 
quences, include the introductory: 
Introduction, Lxigic and Ethics; the 
historical sequence: Greek and 
Medieval Philosophy, 20th Century, 
American, and Modern; and the 
topical group of six: Philosophy of 
Law, of Religion, of Science, 
Philosophy and Society, Eastern 
Philosophy, and Ages and Stages of 

Dr. Bruce Waller, a colleague in 
the department, says of Dr. 
Sullivan, "John is open in his ap- 
proach to philosophical issues and 
very generous in discussion. We by 
no means agree on every question 
we discuss, but John is always fair. 
The temptation in disagreement is 
the strawman fallacy: one is temp- 
ted to cast the opposing position in 
the weakest possible form. That is 
the opposite of John's approach. He 
is always eager to frame positions 
and arguments in their strongest 
forms, whether they are his own 
views or those with which he 

"Getting clearer on an issue or 
closer to the trath is much more 
important to John than winning an 
argument or upholding his original 

"John can. however, be for- 
midable in argument. His wide- 
ranging knowledge and analytic 
tenacity and thoroughness lead him 
to weak points in arguments and 
positions, and his own views are 
carefully crafted and stoutly 

"In our teaching we may be 
something like Jack Sprat and his 
wife, licking the platter of 
philosophical pedagogy clean 
because our tastes are in such direct 
contrast. But that would not be 
quite true. John teaches several 

areas — ancient, medieval, Eastern, 
philosophy of religion — which I am 
not qualified to teach, but I can't 
think of any area that I teach 
which he could not teach. While 
we do have complementary in- 
terests, we have some in 
common— philosophy of 
psychology, moral psychology, and 
contemporary ethics." 

Waller classifies himself as a 
logical positivist, the point of view 
of the Vienna Circle, also known 
as logical empiricism which sifts out 
the metaphysical and relies on the 
logic of science. 

"Bruce and 1 blend in many 
things and disagree in some," 
Sullivan says. "I tend more toward 
religion, ethics, and psychology. My 
definition of religion is that it is a 
quest to reunite what has been 
separated. The core of religion is 
the mystic tradition, the sense of 
an ultimate source and of the kin- 
ship of all things." 

He is pleased that academic 
philosophers are now talking about 
Eastern philosophy, a subject taught 
more frequently in departments of 
religion. Some Americans are learn- 
ing more about the East and are 
practicing meditation and con- 
templation. Tliis interest has in- 
creased greatly in the last 20 years. 

"It has also become acceptable to 
be interested in the applied areas of 
philosophy," Sullivan says. "Oi late, 
I have been involved in questions 
of ethics and professional respon- 
sibility, especially in the health care 
professions. For example, I gave the 
keynote presentation, The Nurse in 
the Middle,' for the North Carolina 
Nurses Association in Greensboro. 
And I have spoken on similar 
topics to state counselors and social 
service workers in district and state 

"Until recently, the stress has 
been on the ethics of duty, the 
language of rules and rights," 
Sullivan explains. "In the last 
decade, interest has grown in the 
ethics of virtues — the language of 
responsibility, i.e., the appropriate 
response. When we are talking 
about the question of what we 
ought to do, we tend to move to 
the extreme cases, such as alloca- 
tion of scarce resources or of the 
fate of a defective newborn child. 

"I am less interested in the 
'lifeboat' cases and more in the way 
value-laden isues arise every day," 
Sullivan says . "For example, in 
speaking with nurses on issues 
under the rubric of ethics, I found 
that what emerged many times 
was not 'What is to be 
done?' but 'Ho' 
do we respond?' 
when clearly 

something is 
wrong. It could 
be insufficient 
options being given to the 
patient, or the drug dependence 
of a physician. Wishing to be neither 
a martyr nor a minimalist, the 
nurse is caught in the middle. If 
she speaks up. she may lose a job 
she desperately needs; if she doesn't 
she feels frustrated and guilty. Such 
a situation demands not just ethical 
solving, but organizational, 
diplomatic solving of human rela- 
tions problems." 

I asked John Sullivan about his 
association with the Traditional 
Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, 
Maryland, a connection many peo- 
ple may think a long way from an 
Elon College professorship. 

"In the last five years," Sullivan 
said, "I have been increasingly 

The Magazine of Elon 

by Mary Ellen Priestley 

October, 1985 

associated with this institute as 
visiting lecturer, as consultant, and 
Irom 1984 as a member of their 
board of directors. I went up there 
first as a visiting lecturer on 
medical ethics, invited by Bob Dug- 
gan and Dianne Connelly, whom I 
have known for years. They had 
become interested in such an in- 
stitute near Oxford, England, and 
had stayed there to study. Over the 
last decade they have developed 
their own endeavor, their own 
identity, in Maryland. They have a 
faculty of 20 and about 18 visiting 
lecturers, some from Johns Hopkins 
and from neighbormg colleges, and 
people in practice. 

"I found here a direct application 
of Eastern philosophy. It made me 
rethink all my ideas," Sullivan con- 
tinued. "In the context of doing 
consulting work with them, I took 
the beginning portion of their in- 
tensive 27-month training program. 
After my beginning course, I know 
that anyone who thinks M.D.s can 
go for a weekend course and 
learn acupuncture is 
completely ignorant 
of this ancient 

practice. It 
speaks to levels 
of body, mind, and 
spirit. It is an alternative 
mode of preventive medicine. In 
fact, in ancient China, physicians 
were paid only if the parient stayed 
healthy. Just as eastern philosophy 
involves the whole person, so does 
this form of wholistic health. Sir 
William Osier, the Canadian physi - 
cian and writer who came to Johns 
Hopkins, said, 'Don't tell me about 
the symptoms of the patient, but 
tell me about the patient who has 
the ■ symptoms." 

Sullivan believes that medical 
profession burn-out, not to men- 
tion the problems of litigation, calls 
for some alternatives in health care 
with emphasis upon preventive 
medicine. He thinks that the ap- 
plication of Eastern philosophy, 
which integrates body, mind and 
spirit, may be one answer. 

In announcing the new Powell 
professorship, President Young 
also said, "Dr. Sullivan's credentials 
are impeccable." Sullivan brings to 
this professorship the academic 
training and research which 
culminated in two doctorates: the 
J.C.D m Canon Law from Lateran 
University, Rome, Italy, and the 
Ph.D. in philosophy from the 
University of North Carolina, 
Chapel Hill. 

Preparing at first for the Roman 
Catholic priesthood, Sullivan won 
a Basselin Felllowship for his junior 
and senior years at Catholic 
University in Washington, DC, for 
the B.A. and the M.A. in 
Philosophy. He contmued at 
Catholic University lor the four 
years required in theology, and he 
added a second majOr in 
mathematics. In 1963 he was or- 
dained a Roman Catholic priest. 

"That year I had the chance to 
go to Rome," Sullivan recalled. 
"Pope John had died, Paul was the 
new Pope, and the Vatican Council 
was meeting. I left Washington feel- 
ing very cosmopolitan and liberal 
and arrived in Rome in August 
when the Council was in full tilt. 
To my amazement, I found unof- 
ficial Rome light years ahead of us. 
Everything was being rethought. It 
was a mind shock, but very ex- 
citing! 1 soon realized it would not 
be effective to write on church law, 
for it was then in a state of flux. 1 
decided to concentrate on the 
broader issue of interpretation of 

Sullivan completed his studies 
and his thesis, "The Relevance of 
Three Anglo-American Jurists for a 
Theory of Interpretation of Canon 
Law," privately printed in Rome in 
1966. The three jurists were H.L.A. 
Hart, Roscoe Pound, and Benjamin 
Cordoza. He returned to Rhode 
Island to become executive assistant 
to the Bishop of Providence and 
assistant chancellor for the Rhode 
Island Diocese. 

As time passed, Sulivan felt that 
in good conscience he could not 
function as a Catholic priest, for 
several hoped-for changes did not 
emerge from the Vatican Council. 
He asked for, and received, ec- 
clesiastical permission to leave the 
active ministry in 1968. 

Now he added to his education 
by taking work in group leadership 
at the National Training Laborator- 
ies Institute of Applied Behavioral 
Science in Holderness, N.H., work 
at the Anthos Institute, New York, 
and at the Princeton Gestalt 
Center, Princeton, N.J. Increasing 
his experience in management and 
in communications, Sullivan took a 
job as administrative assistant to 
the president and general manager 
of Gallagher Communications, Inc., 
New York City. 

By 1970 Sullivan was ready to 
return to his first love, 
philosophy, and on January 17 to 
marry Linda L. Votta, whom he 
had met in New York City. That 

fall he joined the faculty of Elon 
College as assistant professor of 
philosophy and director of a new 
current issues program which he 
designed for small group explora- 
tions of social topics. 

In 1972 Sullivan was named 
chairman of his department, replac- 
ing Dr. Ferris Reynolds, "a hard 
place to fill." Respected by his col- 
leagues for the content and manner 
of his suggestions and ideas, he was 
elected chairman of the Academic 
Council. For 10 years he served on 
the Curriculum Committee. In 1980 
he was promoted to full professor 
and in May was given the Daniels- 
Danieley Award for Excellence in 

"I became interested in the work 
of the North Carolina Humanities 
Committee and began work with 
them as resource humanist in 1974. 
1 have continued to work with 
them to the present," Sullivan said. 
His work has entailed speaking and 
consulting in numerous projects 
sponsored throughout North 
Carolina by the NCHC. This in- 
terest has taken him out of state to 
serve on panels, to deliver papers 
and to participate in workshops. 

Sullivan served as chief consul- 
tant and played a large part in a 
project of the National Endowment 
for the Humanities which 
culminated in the adult education 
project entitled "The Measure of 
Man: Humane Values in Western 
Civilization." This public lecture 
series covered six historical periods 
with published tools for 
community-wide programs. Later in 
this project the NEH saw the need 
for an adult seminar for which 
reading materials had to be 
developed. Sullivan worked on the 
Medieval, the 18th Century, and 
the 20th Century segments, 

"This is in the field of adult 
education which I enjoy very 
much", Sullivan said. "The public is 
always invited to these programs 
which bring scholars and communi- 
ty together. The Cumberland 
County Library in Fayetteville, for 
example , has had great success 
with 'The Measure of Man' series. 
So have Durham, Charlotte, and 

"Another project I enjoyed was a 
film-lecture series in five parts en- 
titled Aspects of Love' which I gave 
at the University of North Carolina 
at Greensboro," said Sullivan. "In 
this series I was examining human 
relationships: parent-child, man- 
woman, master-disciple, colleagues 
at work. There are many kinds of 
human relations. 

"Eventually I would like to write 
a book on certain aspects of morali- 
ty. I wrote my Ph.D thesis at UNC 
on 'Kohlberg's Progress Toward 
Understanding the Moral Life,' and 
1 had planned a book based on this 
topic. Now my interests focus more 
on the ethics of the virtues, the 
relation of ethics and religion and 
questions concerning alternative 
modes of healing. 

I asked Sullivan what, if 
anything, he would like to add to 

his full life at Elon College. 

"1 remain very interested in the 
general education— liberal arts- 
program at Elon and also in adult 
continuing education. If 1 could 
now bring to this college some 
aspect of philosophical thinking" 
and its application, I would like it 
to be an emphasis upon the 
feminine, on birthing and 
nourishing, in contrast to what we 
have been doing in America for 
years. We have made the human 
being an abstraction in the pursuit 
of material success— things and 
money. Both nationally and inter- 
nationally, we have too often stress- 
ed aggression, dominance, and 
force. Of course, we have made 
great progress in many fields, but a 
'macho' stance toward other peoples 
can now bring humanity to extinc- 
tion. We need to recover non- , 
aggressive, non-arrogant ways of set- 
tling conflicts. 

"We should reinstate a balance of 
the masculine and the feminine, 
not either-or, but a balance for 
wholeness," Sullivan continued. 
"We need to recover a less in- 
dividualistic, more communal 

"In this endeavor. Eastern 
philosophy can play a part, not 
because it is Eastern, but because it 
articulates aspects of the human 
that have been forgotten. 

"Institutions, such as colleges, can 
apply the nourishing aspects of the 
feminine in teaching, in planning, 
and in a vision of the universality 
and wholeness of life." 

Mary Ellen Prieuley, Tetired pro- 
fessor of English and journalism, has 
known ]ohn Sullivan since he came CO 
Elon College. 

The Magazine of Elon 

October, 1985 

Elon Football 
Ranked No. 1 

By Alan Wooten '86 

Following Eion's big 33-27 win over 
Lenoir-Rhyne College Bears on 
Homecoming Weekend, the Flghtin' 
Christians garnered the number 
one ranking in the NAIA for the 
first time in nearly two years. With 
victories over Guilford and 1984 
National Champion Carson- 
Newman, in addition to their vic- 
tory over Lenoir-Rhyne, Elon is 
also sitting atop the SAC-8 

Leading the Fightin' Christians 
on offense thus far is tailback Jonas 
Davis of Henderson, NC, with 330 
yards on 70 carries and six touch- 
downs. At quarterback, Waynes- 
boro, Va., native Mike Brodowicz 
has completed 25 of 48 attempts for 
289 yards and three touchdowns. 
His leading receiver, Eden, N.C., 
native Stanley Hairston, boasts 12 
catches for 169 yards and two 
touchdowns. In the offensive line, 
6-1, 250-pound Alphonso Morrison, 
of Hamlet, N.C., has led Eion's big 

Defensively, the Fightin' Chris- 
tians have been led by linebacker 
Russell Evans of Cheraw, S.C, with 
27 solo tackles and 15 assisted 
tackles. His cohort at linebacker. 
Jack Arnold of Albany, N.Y., has 21 
solos, II assists and one quarter- 
back sack. The defensive line has 
been led by noseguard Grady 
Williams, of Weldon, N.C., with 16 
solo tackles, four assists and two 
quarterback sacks, while the sec- 
ondary has been led by Tim and 
Mike Ferrell of Danville, Va. 

Eion's head coach Macky Garden 
has been extremely pleased with 
the team's performance thus far in 
1985 and is optimistic that Elon 
will continue its march towards 
both the SAC-8 and NAIA titles. 


The Elon College soccer team also 
has gotten off to a fine start in 
1985 with a 7-1-1 record through 
nine games. The Fightin' Christ- 
ians, under Coach Steve Ballard, 
are led by three-time All-American 
Joe Nepay of Monrovia, Liberia, 
with five goals and six assists. 
Freshman Mike Wessels of Jackson- 
ville, N.C., has chipped in seven 
goals and four assists. Another 
freshman, Glenn Gess of Somer- 
dale, N.J., has six goals and four 
assists. Defensively, Elon is led by 
senior sweeper back Andy Schaefer 
of Akamonte Springs, Fla., and left 
back Ron Jandoli of Bricktown, N.J. 
The Fightin' Christians, currently 
ranked seventh in the NAIA in the' 

Southern Division poll, hope to 

capture the conference title again 

and garner the first ever District 26 



Under new coach Byrd Britt, 
Eion's volleyball team has struggled 
through a difficult season. The 
team currently has a 6-10 mark go- 
ing into the second half of the 1985 


Elon College's golf team under 
head coach Bill Morningstar cur- 
rently holds a first place and sec- 
ond place finish in their fall, 1985 
season. Elon captured the Wash- 
ington and Lee Invitational Tourna- 
ment with Chris Dockrill, a senior 
from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 
garnering medalist honors. Elon 
finished runner-up in the James 
Madison Invitational Tournament, 
while Eion's Jimmy Merriman, a 
senior from Fieldale, Va., finished 
second in the individual race. With 
a rebuilt team. Coach Morningstar 
is extremely pleased with the show- 
ing of the 1985-86 linksters. 

Don't Miss a Play 

The Elon football games are being 
carried live over radio station 
WWMO located in Reidsville, N.C., 
as well as Eion's campus station, 
WSOE. WWMO is a 100,000-watt 
station, 24 hours a day, located at 
102-FM on your dial. Doing the 
piay-by-play for the Fightin' Chris-. 
tians are Bob Anderson and Wes 
Durham. Durham is the son of 
UNC-Chapel Hill commentator 
Woody Durham. 

Tblley Edits 
Book of Foot- 
ball Drills 

Dr. Jerry Tolley, director of annual 
and corporate giving at Elon and 
former head football coach, has 
recently compiled and published a 
book of football drills called The 
American Football Coaches Guidebook 
to Championship Football Drills . 

The book contains over 800 dri 
and drill variations which Tolley 
personally solicited from 260 foot 
ball coaches across thi 
nation. The 

Tadbai.1. Jonas Dciiti (tad.s tfit fightih 
C/instian offense. 

contributing coaches line up like a 
Who's Who of college football 
coaches: Barry Switzer, Joe Paterno, 
Gerry Faust, Pat Dye, Frank Akers, 
Danny Ford, Bo Schembechler, 
Vince Dooley, and Dick Crum, to 
mention a few. 

The book was first published in 
February 1985 and is already in its 
second printing. 

The genesis of the book, accor- 
ding to Tolley, goes back to the 
days soon after he resigned from 
Eion's head coach position after 
back-to-back NAIA national 
championships. Prentice-Hall Pub- 
lishing Company approached him 
about writing a how-to book on 
football while his name was well 

After contract discussions with 
Prentice-Hall, Tblley decided that, 
given the ready-made market for 
the book, he could publish it him- 
self more profitably, So publish it 
he did, only to find that coaches 
everywhere were waiting for such a 

Lou Holtz, former N.C. State 
coach now at Minnesota, probably 
summed up the football communi- 
ty's reaction best: 

"The AFCA has presented the 
football profession with a volume 1 
consider to be a coach's dream. ..1 
cannot imagine a coach not want- 
ing it for his professional library." 

The Magazine of Elon October, 1985 


15 Mc. Olive Tip-Off Classic A-7:00 

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Mt. Olive, Elon) 9:00 

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25 High Point College A-7:00 

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12 Campbell University H-7:00 

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11 Pfeiffer College (DH) H-5:45 

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22 Pfeiffer College A-7:00 
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27 Pembroke State University H-5:45 

29 UNC-Greensboro H-7:00 

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12 Catawba College H-5:45 

14 Mars Hill College A-6:00 

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ZO-22 Carolinas Conference Tourney TBA 
25-27 NAIA District 26 Championship 



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20 Belmont Abbey College H-7:30 

23 Mars Hill College A-1:00 
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1985-86 WRESTLING 

8 Pfeiffer College H-7:00 

16 Elon Duals H-10:00 a.m. 
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29 Southetn Open A-10:00 a.m. 


11 NC State Wolfpack Duals A-10:00 a.m. 

14 Campbell University H-7:00 

18 Clemson Tiger Duals A-10:00 a.m. 
25 Washington &. Lee Invitational 

29 Georgia Tech H-7i00 


1 Mid-South Invitational A-10:00 a.m. 

6 Pembroke State University A-7:00 
II Duke University H-7:00 

21-22 NAIA District 26 Tourney TBA 

Coming home '85 

Left, Director of Student Activities David Atkins 
clou'ned around during the revived Homecoming 
Parade, u'fiicfi President Fred Young, below, ied 
riding in the "Fredmobile." 

Bob LnRoie '66 0/ Cli/lon, Va 
Dr 1. Earl Darueley '49. 

recalled Eton year^ uich 


These Go/den Alumni perched on the Fountain ledge lo reminisce. L—R. The Rev. Raid Rakestraw '31, Mn, Evl 
Sykes Rakestraw '29, Mn. Lyde Bingham Auman '26, Mn. Gladys S. Vickers '29, and Mrs. Zondal Myen 
Sechrest '22. 

The prettiest sight of the day— Homecoming Queen Ann 
Jwtden '87 is shoun with her escort, Steve Wi7/iamson 
'85. Ann represented Sigma Phi Epsilon. 

Nominations for i986 alumni awards 

The Alumni Awards Committee of 
Elon College Alumni Association in- 
vites you to nominate alumni and 
friends of the College who deserve 
consideration for one of the three 
Alumni Awards presented annually: 


The award is presented to a max- 
imum of two alumni who have been 
graduated for a period not to exceed 
fifteen years and have distinguished 
themselves in their professions and 
communities. (Alumni who graduated 
1971 or later are eligible in 1986.) 


The award is presented to a max- 
imum of two alumni who have 
distinguished themselves in their pro- 
fessions or communities and thereby 
brought honor to their Alma Mater. 


The award is presented to a max- 
imum of two individuals (normally 
not alumni) who have been in- 
strumental in the advancement of the 
College through the giving of their 
time and energy. 


The award is presented to one or- 
ganization that has been instrumental 
in the advancement of the college 
through the giving of time and 

Alumni who have gained prominence 
in business, education, the ministry, 
science, social service, the arts, law or 
politics might be nominated, but 
qualified nominees from other fields 
are also eligible for consideration. To 
make a nomination, complete this 
form and return it to: 

Alumni Awards Committee 

Office of Alumni & Parent Programs 

Campus Box 2107 

Elon College, N.C. 27244-2010 

Name of Nominee 

Elon Class Year 

Type of Award: 

Nominated by: 

Young Alumnus of the Year D 

Distinguished Alumnus Award D 

Citizen's Service Award D 

Service Award n 





Nominations must be received in the Office of Alumni & Parent 
Programs by January 17, 1986. 

The Magazine of Elon 

October, 1985 

Library Lists 
1984-85 Friends 

The Friends of the Library o( Elon 
College was formed in 1984 to pro- 
mote the interests of the Iris Hoic 
McEwen Library and consequencly 
the academic program at Elon. 

Members in the organization are 
afforded the opportunity to 
enhance the services and resources 
of the library. They are also kept 
informed of library news through a 
newsletter and are invited to special 

Several levels of membership are 
offered: Life, $2500 or five years as 
a patron; Patron, $500 annually; 
Sponsor. $100 annually; Sustaining, 
$50 annually; Associate, $25 an- 
nually; Contributing, $15 annually; 
and Student, $3 annually. 

The 1984-85 members are as 

Life Members 

Mr Royall Spence, Sr. 

Dr. .and Mrs. Rovall Spence, jr. 


Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. George 
Mr, and Mrs, James A. Gerow 
Mr. and Mrs. S. Carlysle Isley 
Mr. Robert D. Kornegay 


Miss Eloise Baynes 

Mr. and Mrs, Clarence J. Brown 

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Gam, Jr. 

Mr. Plummer Alston Jones, Jr. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Leahy 

Mr. C. Almon Mclver 

Dr. Rosalind R. Reichard 

Mr. and Mrs. John E. Speas 

Drs. George and Carole Troxler 

Mrs. Adclia J, Truitt 

Mr, and Mrs. Earl Vickers 

Ms. Sherlev M. White 


Mr. and Mrs, Benjamin R, Ansbachi 

Dr. and Mrs, Malvin N. Ardey 

Mr, and Mrs. Charles F. Belt 

Mr. and Mrs. Lon B. Bowland 

Dr. and Mrs, Winfred Bray 

Dr, Ramsey E. Cammack 

Mrs, Mary S, Cunningham 

Dr, and Mrs. James E. Danieley 

Dr, and Mrs, C. Reid Dusenberry 

Mr, and Mrs. Howard H. Edgerton 

Dr, and Mrs. F O, Fitigerald, Jr. 

Mr. and Mrs, Thomas R. Hubbard 

Mr and Mrs. Leroy S, Hughes 

Mrs. W. D, Inabnit 

Dr, and Mrs, John M, Irvine, Jr. 

Dr. and Mrs. John R. Kernodle 

Mr, and Mrs. Robert Kirchen 

Mr, Harry and Dr. Helen Legette 

Mrs. Mary L, Mackintosh 

Mr, and Mrs. L. W. Martin 

Mr, and Mrs. Gene A. Mauney ,-. 

Dr. Hubert R McLendon l|_ 

Mr, and Mrs. Randy McMastcrs ' 

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Miiler 

Mr, Robert and Dr, Eleanor Moffett 

Mr, and Mrs. Gerald R Nelson 

Dr and Mrs Wallace H. Owen 

Dr. and Mrs James H. Pace 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Perkins 

Mr, George B. Rice 

Dr. and Mrs ~ 

Dr, and Mrs 

Dr. and Mrs. Jim Kyan -^ 

Dr. Lawrence A, Sharpe 


and Mrs. Don Starling 


Rev, and Mrs. Dale O. Sieele 


Lydia Ellen Tickle 


ALion J, Ulley 


Mark B. Van Kirk 


and Mrs. M. C. While 


and Mrs Richard L. Whiielaw 


and Mrs. James F Young 


and Mrs, Frank Zang 


Ms, Barbara J. Bastian 

Mr, James F. Beasley 

Mr, Carlton Boland, ]r. 

Mr. J. A, Carpenter 

Dr. Carole F, Chase 

Miss Regina Cobb 

Ms. Susan Coburn 

Mrs. Thelma Cousins 

Dr- David M. Crowe 

Mrs, Elizabeth S. Deford 

Mrs, Shelley K. Douthart 

Miss Joyce K Drake 

Ms, Janet B, Durham 

Mrs. Gayle P Efird 

Mrs, Martha A, Eider 

Mrs, Julia S, Ewing 

Ms. Mary F Fabian 

Mr. Billy M. Farrar 

Mr, W Douglas Finch 

Mrs. Jeanne M. Hightower 

Mrs. Alice J. Hobbs 

Ms. Kimberly Ann Holley 

Mr, Gerald V, Holmes 

Mr. Michael D. Holt 

Mrs. Joanne D, Hooker 

Ms, Anna L, Houck 

Mrs, Janell H. Johnson 

The Rev. Charles R. Lcmley 

Mrs. Glenn R. Miller 

Ms, Robin Moscr 

Mr. Michael E, Newsome 

Ms, Peegy J. Parker 

Mrs, Wilma B, Parrish 

Mr. Robert G, Pease 

Mrs, Constance N. Sarvis 

Mrs. Sandra S, Scott 

Mrs. Elizabeth W, Stansbury 

Mrs. Becky G. Stearns 

The Rev- Clarence L, Stumb 

Dr, Thomas K, Tiemann 

Mrs, Nancy B. Wall 

Mr and Mrs. Richard R Wilkerson 

Mr, and Mrs. Charles J, Wilkins 

Mrs. Virginia B, Wilson 

Mr. Nick S, Zangotsts 


Mr. John A, Alderman 

Mr, Ted Bagley 

Mr. Maurice W. Boswell 

Billie J. Bolden 

Mr. Dale Brown 

Miss Cindy Cooke 

Mr, John V. Draper 

Ms, Susan D, Finley 

Mr. Timothy J. Fitzgerald 

Mr. Garry P. Gates 

Mrs. Rebecca W. Graves 

Mrs. Shirley Hall 

Ms. Katherine C, Hodgin 

Ms. Dorothy C. Huffman 

Mrs, Barbara A. Johnson 

Mr. Thomas S. Kim 

Ms. Kathy Kiser 

Miss Lisa D. Lee 

Mr. John H. Maas 

Mr. Keith McCullock 

Ms. Kay G McMullan 

Mrs. Connie H. McPherson 

Mr. Irvin Moore, Jr. 

Ms, Sharon A. Palsha 

Ms, Julie T Patton 

Mrs. Baerbel W. Reeve 

Mrs, Gayle W. Scott 

Mr, Tim C, Shaner 

Ms. Gay Shepherd 

Mr. Barry Simmons 

Ms, Nancey G, Simmons 

Mr. Max B. Walker 

Mrs. Tetry Winstead 

Mr, Bryan Wood 

Mrs. Lois D. Zugay 


Mrs, Elizabeth Alexander 

The Rev. Dale Davis, Jr, 

Dr. and Mrs, John W. Williford 

'Including a 

5 of August )l, 1<>85 

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Rollin Russell [I 

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New Faculty 

Continued JTom page } 

The new faculty members and 
their credentials are as follows: 

Jimmie D, Agnew, Aiiistani Pro/ejjor of 

B.A., George Washington University; 
MS.S.T. Ph.D., The American University. 

Thomas Edward Arcaro, Ajsiittini Pro/essor 
o/ Sociolo^ 

B.A,. Ohio State University; M,S., Ph,D,, 
Purdue University. 

Thomas M. Beveridge, instrwaor in 

B.A., M.A., M.Ed., University of Dundee, 
Scotland; Doctoral Studies, UNC-Chapel 

Marolyn M, Boswell. Instructor in 

B,A„ University of California; M,A,. Doc- 
toral Studies, University of Chicago. 

Paul E. Bravender, Aisociaie Professor of 
fine Arts and Chairman of the Fine Ans 

B,S.. Western Michigan University; M.M., 
Roosevelt University; Ph.D., Michigan State 

Michael L. Calhoun. Aaisiani Professor of 
Etiucacion and Health 

.S,. Hardin-Simmons University; M.S.. 
Ed.D. Brigham Young University, 

Karen Garden, Instructor m Physical Educa- 
tion and Health 
..A,. Elon College; M.Ed., 

Anne C, Cassebaum, Insinictor in English 

B A-, Cornell University; M.A., Columbia 

I niversicy. 
Allln F Cottrell, Assistani Professor of 


First Degree, Oxford University; Ph.D., 

University of Edinbui^h, 

James C, Crew, Associate Professor of 
Business Administraiion 
B.S.. M,E„ Ph,D„ North Carolina State 

Arland W. Eyl, Jr., Assistant Professor of 
Computer Information Science 
B.S., Florida State University; M.S., Univer- 
sity of Evansville; Ph.D., Vanderbilt 

Don A, Gtady, Assistant Professor of Com- 
munications and journalism 
B,A,. Florida State University; M,A.. UNC- 
Chapel Hill. 

Rosemary A, Haskell, Assistant Professor of 

B.A,, University of Durham, England; 
M,A.. Clark University; Ph.D., UNC- 
Chapel Hill, 

Harry L, Howren, Assistant Professor of 
Business Admin is trot ion 
B.A., M.B.A., Jacksonville State University; 
Doctoral Studies, University of Alabama, 

Michael E. Lewis. Assistant Professor of 
Fine Arts 

B.M.E,, Hastings College; M.M.E,, North 
Texas State University; DM. A, in progress. 
North Texas State University. 

Stephanie J, McClellan, Insimcior m 
Mathematics and Computer Information 

A,B,, Elon College; M,A., Appalachian 
State University. 

James D, Pickens, Assistant Professor of 

B.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D.. Univer- 
sity of Tennessee. 

Janice L. Richardson, /nstructor in 

B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill; M.A,. Wake Forest 

Roger S, Shore, Jr., Insmictor in 
Mothematics and Computer /n/romanon 

A.B,. Elon College; M.A., Appalachian 
State University- 
Stephen G. Ten Eyck, Assistant Professor of 
Fine Arcs 

B,S., Eastern Nazarene College; M.Mus,, 
Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 
Florida State University. 

Patricia Whitaker, Instructor in 
B,S.. M,Ed„ CA.S., UNC-Greensboro. 

Ellen Barney Williams. Assistant Professor 
of Music 

B.A.. Meredith College; M,M„ New 
England Conservatory of Music; Doctoral 
Studies, Florida State University. 


Continued from page 3 

"The Central American Teach-in 
gave us a chance to raise our 
political awareness and sensitivity," 
said Chaplain McBride. "We are 
not as politically or religiously 
aware as we should be about the 
world around us." 

T) continue this awareness of our 
place in the world community, 
McBride is planning another teach- 
in during the spring of 1986. The 
focus for that event will be South 

The Magazine of Elo 


Isabella W. Cannon and a group of 
other North Carolinians recently returned 
from a trip ihar took them to Canada and 
Alaska by ship, plane and bus. She has 
also been in the recent play Broadway 
Mcmoncj at the Raleigh Little Theatre. 


Louis S. Stanfield has moved from his 
home m Leasburg to Jefferson Home ?3 in 
Yanceyville. NC. 


Jack R. Hunlev writes that he has retLred 
in Burlington, NC. 


Marvin A. Bryan, administrator of 
Chowan Hospital, Eluabeth City, N.C.. was 
recently elected to the North Carolina 
Hospital Association's Board of Trustees. 
His three-year term begins January 1. I'^Sb. 
Marvin has been administrator of Chowan 
Hospital since 1981. Before that, he was 
assistant administrator of Alamance County 
Hospital in Burlington, NC 


Don L. Allen, dean of the University of 
Texas Dental Branch at Houston, will be 
the first person to hold the William N. Fin- 
negan III Professorship in the Dental 
Sciences at the University of Texas Health 
Science Center at Houston. The professor- 
ship was established in April in honor of 
Finnegan, a Houstonian and long-time UT 
supporter, to recognize his many years of 
volunteer service to the UT Health Science 


Gurnev D. Baines has joined the firm of 
Ken Thomas Realty & Associates as a real 
estate broker. 


Robert A. Bew has recently published 
Jewish Beginnin^j of Our Christian Faiih by 
Words United, Inc., Sarasota, Fla. 
Charles L. Foster, Jr. has been elected to 
the board of directors of Blue Cross and 
Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc. Foster is the 
administrator of West Georgia Medical 
Center in LaGrange, Ga. 


Helen E. Misenheimer, a member of the 
Greensboro College faculty since 1966. has 
been named to the new positon of director 
of development and alumni. As director of 
development and alumni, Helen will 
organize and administer alumni programs 
and solicit corporate and individual support 
for college planning. 


Mickey Murray Ingram is a medical 
technician for Moses H, Cone Memorial 
Hospital in Greensboro, N.C 


Ken Hollingsworth, a missionary Bible 
translator in Cameroon Wesr Africa since 
1978, was guest speaker at St. Matthew's 
United Church of Christ near Maiden, 
NC. Ken. his wife, Judy and their three 
children are on furlough in the U.S. for a 
year and are residing in Randleman. 
Richard Moon is employed as disaster 
lender for U.S. Small Business Administra- 
tion in Atlanta, Ga. 

Alum Puts Elon on 
National Map 

Alcoa Aluminum recently presented 
the Arthur Vining Davis Award ro 
Elon College Trustee G. Thomas 
Holmes '39 and 34 of his colleagues 
for "outstanding group achievement 
in Alcoa technology." This was only 
(he second time in Alcoa's history 
that the award has been given. 

To publicly honor these men, 
Alcoa published a full-page an- 
nouncement in The Wall St. journal 
It stated: "In their search for ex- 
cellence, these Alcoans have made a 
better world for all of us." 

The srate-ofthe-art technology 
Holmes and the group developed is 
called "the Alcoa 398 Process." It is 
a closed-loop system fot cleaning 
and protecting the air and environ- 
ment at smelting locations. 

The Alcoa announcement stated 
that "the environmental success of 
this system has accelerated the use 
of Alcoa smelting technology by 
other aluminum producers and has 
established Alcoa as a technological 

and environmental leader 


Holmes has been part of the Elon 
world since his graduation in 1939. 
He has served as a member of the 
Board of Trustees since 1977, 

Holmes wrote that he and his wife 
Gladys '41, "had a very enjoyable 
return visit and party to receive this 
award from Alcoa's directors and of- 
ficers." Holmes is now retired, lives 
in Pinehurst and enjoys spending 
time on the golf course and at the 


Kathryn Copeland is a computer 
marketing consultant for AT&T in San 

Richard F. Hughes has been named 
manager for the Graham Office of First 
Federal Savings &. Loan. Hughes, who 
assumed management of the Graham posi- 
tion in ]une, was an assistant vice president 
with Central Production Credit Association 
and the Federal Land Bank. 
Rickey McPherson is assistant manager 
of Kentucky Finance Corp. in the Burl- 
ington, N.C. area. 

Ben Saunders is employed by Lewis 
Systems 6i Service Company, Inc. in 
Greensboro, N.C. 

Jo Nelle Skipper Walker works for 
Xerox as a field service manager in Colum- 
bia, S.C. She is also owner of a women's 
boutique shop called 'The Happy Dashery" 
in Columbia, 

Dennis Wilboume is principal of Bunn 
High School in Bunn, N.C. 


E. Dwayne Hinshaw and Janeice Marie 
Seekins Lenerville were married on July 28 
in Mebane, N.C. 

Bill and Janet Winstead have opened a 
new travel agency. Travel Reservations, Int. 
at 2608-A Holly Hill Street in Burlington. 
The agency is non-franc hised and locally 
owned, and they book airlines, cruises, 
hotels, and cars. 


Doug Andrews is manufacturing reprcsen- 

tarive for Peter N. Glass &. Associates in 
Greensboro, N.C. 

John Marshall Carter's recent book, 
Rape in Medieval England An Historicjii end 
Sociological Study, was mentioned in a re- 
cent issue of the CfiTontcItr o/ Htgfiet 
Education . 


Kathy Harper was one of the speakers for 
the International Phoenix Users Group 
Meeting m Dallas, TX. Her topic was the 
management and technical considerations 

of using computer-based training to train 
large audiences. She also spoke for the 
Southeast Regional Phoenix Users Group 
Meeting in Birmingham, Ala. on how to 
contract a consultant to develop computer 
based training courseware. Kathy is the 
computer-based training administrator of 

Robert G. Taylor is president and major 
stockholder of Hiam, Inc., McDonald's of 
AltaVista, Va., G.T. Investment Co., 
McDonald's of Roanoke, Va, and Plaia 
Rose and Company, McDonald's at the 
Ptaza, Lynchburg, Va. 


Buddy Himes is director of instrumental 
music at Truett-McConncIl College in 
Cleveland, Ga, 

Carolyn DeLuca Johnson was selected 
'Teacher of the Year" for 1985-86 at Kin- 
caid Elementary School. She has been 
teaching in the Cobb County School 
system since graduation in 1973. She 
teaches physical education for kindergarten 
through fifth grade. 

Flavis Elwood Mendenhall, Jr. and 
Vickie Lynn Johnson were married on July 
20 in Angicr, N.C. Woody is tax appraiser 
for Forsyth County. 
Angela Walker Moore, a fifth grade 
teacher at Fuller School in Raleigh, N.C. 
recently completed the first program of the 
new North Carolina Center for the Ad- 
vancement of Teaching at Western Carolina 

James Woods Pollard, Jr. is branch 
manager for Metromedia Telecommunica- 
tions in Virginia Beach. 
Hughes Rhodes, Ul is southeast sales 
manager for Cross Country Fashions in 
New York, 

Barry Simmons had an article entitled "A 
Client-Centered Financial Aid Curriculum" 
prinred in the spring issue of Journal of Stu- 
dent Financial Aid. 

Emily Foister Watson and Fredrick Max 
Miller were married on June 22 in High 
Point, NC 

E.G. "Ned" Wright has been promoted to 
director. Petroleum Traffic in the Surface 
Transportation Department of Conoco, Inc., 
Houston, Texas. Conoco is a wholly owned 
subsidiary of the Du Pont Company, 


Joe Faulk is a physical therapist in private 
practice with orthopedic surgeon Dr. David 
Ciliberto and in a partnership with Roger 
Van Dyke to provide services to Central 
Carolina Hospital in Sanford. Mr. Faulk is 
a member of several professional physical 
therapy organiiarions and enjoys hunting 
and fishing. Mrs. Faulk is the former 
Debra Rogers '75. The Faulks have three 
children; Hillary. 7, Staccy. 3, and Cray. 2. 
Larry Johnson, a social studies and 
science teacher at Silk Hope Elementary 
School in Chatham County, recently com- 
pleted a special program of the new North 
Carolina Center for the Advancement of 
Teaching at Western Carolina University. 
The NC. Center for the Advancement of 
Teaching is the state's new approach to 
enhancing excellence in teaching and to 
providing opportunities for scholarly growth 
for career teachers. 
Nick Meletis is a sales person for 
Economic Laboratory, Inc. in Rockville, 


Gary D. Austin has been named principal 
at Richmond Christian School. After 
graduation, Austin was a teacher for four 
years and a principal for three years at the 
Calvary Road Christian School in Alexan- 
dria. In May, he simultaneously completed 
a master's degree in education at Liberty 
University in Lynchburg and a master's 
degree in religious education at Liberty 
Baotist Seminary, 

Harriet B. Barnhardt is a retired college 
teacher living m Staunton. Va. 
David A. Carter is head of operations for 
Blue Ridge Beverage in Salem, Va, 
Rob Cassell has formed American Mor- 
tgage Assistance in Greensboro, N.C, He is 
the president of the company. They 
specialize in preventing foreclosures and ser- 
ving default loans. Rob also owns Cassell 
Investment Programs in Charlotte, N.C, 
which specializes in forming real estate 
partnerships. This firm currently holds over 
one million dollars worth of residential 
income-producing property. 
Michael Crooks is manager of Maxwell 
Brothers Furniture in Greensboro, N.C- 
Raleigh "Duke" Ellis is a driver for 
United Patcel Service in Raleigh, N.C. He 
and Virginia Gray Phillips '75 were married 
on June 30 in Greensboro, N.C. 
Nick Karavatakis and Phyllis A. Quinn 
were married on June 29 in Stanleytown, 
Va. Nick works with a research develop- 
ment group for Martin Processing Inc. in 
Fieldale, Va. 

Sara B. Wallace is a teacher at Wayne 
County Schools in Goldsboro, N.C 


Reed Alexander is a civil service auditor 
for rhe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 
Wilmington, NC 

Jerry W. Alford and Kimberly W, Gilbert 
were married on July 13 in Ambler, Penn. 
Beverly Jean Cox and John Robert 
Leonard were married on July 20 in 
Salisbury. N.C. Beverly is a medical 
technologist at Rowan Memorial Hospital 
in Salisbury. 

Jerry Thomas Gray and Barbara Kaye 
Rollins were married on Augusr 3 in 

Lynne Adams Kimble was recently pro- 
moted to systems consultant for Wang 
Laboratories in Richmond, Va. She won 
the District Analyst for Excellence in 

The Magazine of Elon 

October. 1985 

Class Notes concinued 

Marketing Award in November 1984 and 

also won the District Analyst in Marketing 

&, Sales Achievement for the year 1985. 

Tedd E. Melvin, fire chief of Salisbury for 

the past two years, took over as Kinston's 

lire chief on September 2. 

Barbara McGoIdrick is office manager 

for Key Marketing Group, Inc. in 

Gaithcrsburg, Md. 

Ellen Pritchett is a teacher at St. 

Bridget's SchcMDl in Richmond, Va. 

Mary Hanrahan Schmidt is department 

manager for National Resources in 

Washington, DC. 

David Wood, offensive coordinator of 

Catawba College's football team and rr^ck 

coach, will assume additional duties as 

assistant athletic director. 

Virginia Ann Young and Rifton Woody 

Reese were married on June 15 in 

Greensboro, N.C. 


Michael Calvin Call and Freda Ann 
Bennett were married on June 22 in Alcoa, 

C. Timothy James has formed Fitness 
Consultants International, Inc. His fitness 
consultants guide the exercise segment of a 
corporation wellness program. He can set 
up a program from nothing, or can use 
what a company already has, helping them 
choose the equipment or set up the 

Donna McCreedy has been employed 
with GTE in Durham, N.C. for eight years 
after graduating from Elon and was recently 
promoted to the position of construction 
supervisor-contract labor. She is currently 
enrolled m a degree program with UNC to 
continue her education in the business ad- 
ministration/mathematics field, 
Thomas Mann js a sales person for 
United Paper Company in Richmond, Va, 
Richard Keith Marchman and Jill Marie 
Tate v.erQ married recently. 


Mr. and Mrs. Julian B. Butler. Rt.2, Box 

?S6. Liberty, N.C 27298. announce the 
birth of a daughter, Krystle Lee, on July 31, 
Jay F. Grandin is a US. Army captain 
stationed at Fort Bragg, NC with the 82nd 
Airborne Division. He and his wife, Kim, 
have a daughter, Sheena, two and one-half 
years, and a son, Mark, one year. 
Tom Harman is a contract accounting 
supervisor for Delta Dental Plan of 
Virginia, Roanoke, Va. 
Sharon Kavanaugh Harrelson is store 
manager for The Fresh Market, Inc., in 
Charlotte. NC. 

Wade Kelly Harris and Jessica Leigh Ed- 
monds were married on August 10 m 
Clover. S.C. 

Kemp Liles is a second-year law student 
at Campbell University School of Law, 
Buies Cteek, N.C 

Kathleen L. McGovern is a flight atten- 
dant for Piedmont Airlines flying out of 
Roanoke, Va. 

Tom and Jane Devine McLemore '79 
have moved to Suffolk, Va. They both 
reach at John Yeates High School, Jane 
teaches English and Tom teaches social 
studies and is assistant coach in football 
and head track coach for boys. They have 
twin daughters, Catherine and Kimberly. 
age three. 

Nicholas Peter Meletis and Joanna Clare 
Matthews were married on June 1 in Falls 
Church. Va, 

Tim and Linda Bartleti Moore, 103 Fox 
Court, Gary, N,C 27511, announce the 
birth of a daughter, Sarah Margaret, on 
June 19. 

"Foxy" White 76 
Receives Marine 
Corp Honor 

"1 would like to congratulate you on 
your nomination for the Leftwich 
Trophy," said the letter to Capt. 
Reginald H "Foxy" White 76 from 
Gen. P.X, Keiley, commandant of 
the U.S, Marine Corps. "Your 
nomination is evidence that you 
have exhibited exemplary profes- 
sional knowledge, a superb 
understanding of leadership prin- 
ciples and superior ability to lead 
and command," 

The nomination for the Marine 
Corps' coveted Leftwich Trophy was 
a high honor for "Foxy" White, 
former tight end at Elon and son of 
renowned music professor and band 
director. Jack O. White, "Foxy" 
White was nominated by the Com- 
manding General, Fleet Marine 
Force, Pacific, for his record as Com- 
pany Commander with the 3rd 
Assault Amphibian Battalion. Dur- 

ing that assignment, he was station- 
ed in Camp Pendleton, Calif. 

White is now assigned to Head- 
quarters Battalion in Washington, 
D,C. He and his wife Arlene live in 
Stafford, Va. with their three sons, 
Scott, Benjamin and David. Proud 
Papa Jack White still blows a mean 
trumpet at Elon, 

Janet M. Porter is a data processor 
supetvisor for Six Flags Great Adventure in 
Jackson, N,J. 

Bob Schmit is a hematology supervisor for 
Roche Biomedical Labs in Tucker. Ga. 


Lisa Blevins is a mechanical drafter for 
Southern Bell in Winston-Salem. N.C. 
Marcus Edwards, Jr. is employed by Jef- 
ferson Standard Life Insurance Co. in Burl- 
ington, N.C, 

Jeffrey Reid Holland and Olivia Penny 
Odora were married on June 22 in Burl- 
ington, N.C. 

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Mauck, 2714 May 
Drive, Burlington, NC. 27215, announce 
the bitth of a son, Charles Garrett, on 
May 15, They also have another son, Philip 
Randall, who is five years old. 
Sue Reynolds and Tom Gaines were mar- 
ried on August 17 in Altavista, Va. 


Charles Bennett is manager of Bondurant 
6t Rowe CPA firm in Mount Airy , N.C. 
Mr and Mrs. Joseph F Carroll, 111, 832 
Poplar Ridge Drive, Chesapeake, Va. 23322. 
announce the birth of a son, Justin 
Christopher, on May 2. 
Terri Lynn Esperti and John Abraham 
Naff were married on June 15 in Salem, Va. 
Tern is a teacher at Callaway School, 
Callaway, Va. 

Beverly Jean Gray and Glen W. Johnson 
were married on July 13. 
Vickie Blackwell Morrow and husband. 
David, 801 7-D South Alaska Drive, Wurt- 
smith, Mich. 48753, announce the birth of 
a son, David Lee. II, on June 6. 
Mike Robinson is operations manager for 
Telecable Targeting for the Greenville- 
Spartanburg area. Telecable does television 
advertising for cable television. 
Mary Ann Florancc Saunders is 
employed as an assistant to the city 
manager for the City of Suffolk, Va, 
J. King White has been appointed 
marketing representative for Cellular One 
of the Triangle, a cellular mobile telephone 
company which serves the Raleigh-Durham- 
Chapel Hill area. He will be responsible for 

serving preferred accounts and for assisting 
in the administration of the authorized 
dealer program. 


David Russell Carter is married to Gina 
Pitrone '82 and they ate expecting a child 
in November. David has a successful in- 
surance agency in Virginia Beach and has 
been performing accoustical music in 
Hampton Roads since his graduation from 
Elon in 1981, In May he was voted best ac- 
coustical musician and male vocalist in the 
fourth annual Hampton Roads Musician 
Poll, Last year he was voted third best in 
the atea and was featured on the cover of 
Portfolio Magazine and plans to release an 
album before Christmas. He performs on 
Monday nights at Charley's Restaurant and 
Tavern in the Howard Johnson's Motel on 
38th Street and Tuesday through Sunday at 
the Hello Dolly on Atlantic Ave. He has 
been visited by many Elon alumni. 
Charles Dennis Howard, U and Karen 
Malinda Wall were married on August 3 in 
Reidsvillc, NC. 

Penny Paige O'Brien is an instructor for 
Spa Lady in Atlanta. Ga, 
Gary S. Ponton has been appointed stu- 
dent activities coordinator at Green Run 
High School in Virginia Beach. Green Run 
is the largest high school in the state of 

Charlotte Lee Smith and John Woody 
Rogers were married on June 23 in Burl- 
ington, N.C Charlotte is director of ac- 
tivities/volunteer services for Memorial 
Hospital of Alamance County. Burlington, 

Ronnie G. Taylor has been promoted to 
commercial power representative in Duke 
Power Co.'s Greensboro (N.C) District. 
Sandra Ann Wilson and James Alex- 
ander Dcrrico were married on July 27, 
Sandra is bookkeeper for Automated 
Materials in Berlin, Ct. 


Virginia Nell Davis and Harry Stephen 
Schwarti, Jr. were married on August 24 
in Mount Airy, N.C, 
Libby Honeycutt is a CPR analyst for 
Northern Telecom, Inc. at the Research 
Triangle Park, N.C 

Michael Thomas Langone and Teresa 
Lynn Talley were married on June 29 in 
Burlington N.C. 

Dawn Burgess Rudolph is office ad- 
ministrator at Wakehurst Christian School 
in Sydney, Australia. She and her husband, 
Peter will be returning to the States for 
Christmas 1985, 

Julie Sullivan is on the administrative 
staff of the Department of Agriculture in 
Washington, DC, 

Karen Malinda Wall and Charles Den- 
nis Howard. U were married on August 3, 
Karen )> employed by First Investors Corp. 
in Raleigh, NC, 

Janice Terrell Walters and Malcolm 
Eugene Reed were married on July 14 in 
Burlington, N.C 


Deborah Jean Earnhardt and Michael 

Wayne Huey were married on July 6 in 
Burlington, N.C. 

Tamara Jeannette Cook has been named 
an associate youth member in the 
American Biographical Institute Research 
Association (ABIRA), Tamara was selected 
for biographical inclusion in one or more of 
the institute's reference publications. 
Membership in the ABIRA is strictly 
limited to those who have made significant 
contributions to society through professions 
or community services and who are in- 
tetested in sharing knowledge and culture 
with others the world over, 
Cheryl Crawford is an optometric assis- 
tant at Southeastern Eye Center in 
Greensboro, N.C. 

Andrew Davis is advenising manager for 
Promenade Mugajines in New York. 
Garry Philip Gates and Katherine Lynn 
Everette were married on August 17 in 
Buflington. N.C, 

Gayle Winston Glass is a radiologic 
technologist in Creedmoor, N,C, 
Langley Anne Hinchee and John 
Clayton Lester were married on August 
10 in Roanoke. Va. 

Craig Kearns is an accountant for first 
Bank in Troy, N.C. Craig and Angela 
Michelle Wolfe were married on June 22 in 
High Point. NC. 

Mindy Moon is sales manager for Hotel 
Ibis Atlanta. Hotel Ibis is a French 
worldwide hotel chain. 
Keith Harrison Myers and Susan An- 
nette Wallace were married on August 3 in 
Bristol, Tenn. 

Michael O'Brien is supervisor of 
Domino's Pi:za Stores in Atlanta, Ga. 
Gary Elwood Parker and Cyndi Moniece 
Harvel were married on August 17 in 
Wmston-Salem, N.C. 
Caryl Smith is education specialist for 
Alamance County School System, Graham, 

Kyle Tyner is working in the non- 
destructive testing division of photosystems 
and electronic products department of Du 
Pont Company. Kyle is the first and only 
woman in the history of the Du Pont Com- 
pany to be a part of this group, which 
manufactures film products and accessories 
fof aerospace, military, manufacturing and 
electronics usage. She was recently elected 
to the Board of Directors of the Center 
500, a support group of the Orange County 
Center of Performing Arts, which is now 
under construction and totally funded by 
private donations. 

The Magazine of Elon 

October, 1985 


William Dawson Alexander and Janet 

Let McRarv were married on June 29 in 
Hamlet, N.C. 

John Thomas Bangley and Kathleen 
Margaret Harms were married on July 17 m 
Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Frederick Albert Bowers, Jr. and Linda 
Kay Corriher were married on June 22 in 
Salisbury, N.C. Fred is a landscape assistant 
for the City of Salisbury, N.C. 
Danny Rav Brown and Tonya Denise 
Morrison were married on June 22 in 
Statesville, NC 

Roger Brown is in the Marine Corp sta- 
tioned in Okinawa. 

Mark Brelsford is district manager for 
J.C Durand in Irving, Tex. 
Orval Clifford Cox, Jr. and Jacqueline 
Gayle Hammersley were married on June 
29 in Durham, N.C. Cliff is employed as a 
printer/fixer for Liggett &. Meyers in 
Durham, N.C. 

James Braxton Dula, 111 and Jennifer 
Ann Frances Giovanni were married June 
22 in Chapel Hill. N.C 
John F. Fiichett, Ul is a franchise consul- 
tant for Domino's Pizza out of Atlanta, Ga. 
Langley Anne Hinchee and John 
Clayton Lester were married on August 
10 in Roanoke, Va, 

Susan Lynn Maloney and Glenn Allen 
Swinson were married on August 3 at 
Greensboro, MC, 
Ron McKaskill is employed in 
Greensboro, N.C. as a manager trainee for 
Blazer Finance Co. 

Michael Lee Moore and Lynn Michelle 
Bather were married June 15 in Greensboro, 

Steven Glenn Parr and Tr^cy Kathryn 
Mills were married on August 17 in 
Statesville. N.C. 

Harry Stephen Schwartz, Jr. and 
Virginia Nell Davis were married on 
August 24 in Mount Airy. N.C. 
Carolyn Sue Thompson and Nelson 
Pruitt, Jr. were married on June 22 in 
Reidsville, N,C, 


Peggy Alston served as a missionary to 
Hong Kong and other areas this past sum- 
mer. She had orientation in Los Angeles 
for three days before leaving for overseas on 
June 16. 

Beverly Yvonne Badger was youth day 
speaker at St. Amanda Baptist Church in 

Eric Badgett handles special events for 
the Coca-Cola Bottling Company out of 
Winston-Salem. N.C. 
Cindy Billingsley is a radiologic 
technologist for Annie Penn Memorial 
Hospital in Reidsville, N.C. 
Pam Blanton is a manager trainee with 
K-Mart in Danville, Va. 
Carla Brown is programmer analyst for 
Royal Insurance in Charlotte, NC 
April Buck is a graduate student at UNC- 
Chapel Hill, NC 

Paul Terry Bundy is an associate scientist 
at Northrop Services, Inc. at Research 
Triangle Park, N.C 

Jean Lenoir Brittain is a graduate stu- 
dent in sociology at UNC-G. 
Marilyn Byrum is teaching in Julian, N.C. 
James Paul Cahill has accepted a posi- 
tion as admissions counselor with Hofstra 
University in Hempstead, N.Y., and plans 
to begin work on a Ph.D. in educational 
administration at Hofstra University in the 
spring of 1986. 

Nancy Cale is a graduate student and 
teaching assistant in the chemistry depart- 
ment at NC. State, Raleigh. 
Ken Comer is credit analyst for TFC Tex- 
tron in Atlanta, Ga. 

Eric Cuthbert is sales representative for 

Carnation Company in Hcrndon, Va. 
Debra Michelle Danner and John 
Homer Sapp were married on August 3 in 
Kernersville, N.C. 

William Martin Davidson and Susan 
Current Overby were married on June 30 
at Duke University Chapel. Marty is a 
planning/scheduling and production con- 
trol person for Kayser-Roth, Inc. in Burl- 
ington, N.C Susan is a sales representative 
for Custom Graphics in Graham, N.C. 
Ervin Rcid Dickins is a produce manager 
for Byrd's Food Stores in Burlington, N.C. 
Karen Drake is administrative assistant 
for Vantage Companies in W. Paterson, N.J. 
Penny Duncan is secretary for R &l N 
Motor Company in Sanford, N.C. 
Andrea Elliott is an accountant for 
Herbert Zukerman, CPA firm in Virginia 
Beach. Va. 

Billy Ferguson is working in Roanoke, 
Va., as a manager trainee for Allstate 

Toni Ferguson is working in Roanoke. 
Va.. as a case manager for the Association 
of Retarded Citi:ens— Roanoke Center for 
Handicapped Development Industries, 
Heidi Gross is broker-sales assistant for 
E.F Hutton iSl Co., Inc. in Washington, 

Kami Brooks Hardy is a journalist with 
the Dady Timis Neu'S in Burlington, N.C. 
David Harmon is president of Dave's Us- 
ed Records, Inc. in Graham. N.C, 
Agnes M. Janney is working at the 
Methodist Home for Children in Raleigh as 
a teaching parent. 

Bill Jessup is manager trainee in the yarn 
division of Kayser-Roth in Creedmoor, N.C. 
Johnny Kappas is a Wachovia sales 
finance trainee for Wachovia Bank and 
Trust Co., N.A. in Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Richard "Abe" Landon is working for 
the clerk of rhe House of Representatives in 
Washington, DC 

George Lashley is a student at Columbia 
Theological Seminary, Decatur, Ga. 
Nancy Sue Moreton is teaching in the 
Greensboro Citv Schools system. 
Tonya Denise Morrison and Danny 
Ray Brown were married on June 22 in 
Statesville, N.C 

Carol Nix is production assistant for 
Carolina Biological Supply Co. in Burl- 
ington, N.C. 

Michael Nutl is in the sales/finance 
department of Wachovia Bank and Trust in 
Burlington. N.C 

Gregg Pappendick is a graduate student 
at UNC-Chapcl Hill, N.C. 
Matthew Payne is programmer/analyst for 
Duke Power Company in Charlotte. N.C 
Nancy Potts is information services- 
prospect leader for Carolina Steel Corp, in 
Greensboro, N.C. 

Christina Quad and Randy L, Faircloth 
were married on August 30 in Burlington. 
N,C. Chris is employed by United Way of 
Alamance County, 

Arthur Woolford Rainei Jr. and Diane 
Campbell Holcomb were married on 
June 29 in Pocomoke City, Md, 
Ginger Reese is a teacher for the 
Greensboro City Schools, Greensboro, N,C. 
Susan Reider is counselor for intermediate 
school in Brownsville I.S.D,, Brownsville, 

Anne Reynolds is employed by IBM in 
Rock vi lie, Md. 

Steve Robertson is a credit manager for 
Wachovia Bank and Trust in Greensboro, 

Virginia Robertson is a math teacher for 
[he Greensboro City Schools, 
Randy Scllars is manager of Knickers of 
Golden Isles in St, Simons Isle, Ga. 
John H. Sapp and Debra Michelle 
Danner were married on August 3 in 
Kernersville, N,C. John is an accountant for 
Morrison-Knudsen in King, N.C, 

Bill Strickland is manager of Gardner 

Foods, Inc. in Rocky Mount, N.C. 

Beth Thornburg is a math/science 

teacher for Woodlawn Middle School, 

Mebanc, N.C 

Steve Vargas is sales representative for 

Carter Machinery in Salem, Va. 

Marsha Irene Warren and George 

Ronald Wade were married on July 20 at 

Mebane Presbyterian Church in Mebane, 


Bob Warren is a graduate student at 

UNC-Chape! Hill. 

Robert "Rob" Williams is an assistant 

manager for Kay-Bee Corporation in 

Roanoke, Va, 


Gregory Scott Currin and Kimberly Lee 
Yancey were married on August 17 in Ox- 
ford, N.C. 


Melinda Gayle Bryant and Grantham 
Lewis "Tripp" Ward, III were married 

on August 17 in Burlington, N.C 


Elizabeth Carole Braxton and Thomas 
Michael Burke were married on June 22 in 
Alamance. N.C. 

Olivia Penny Odom and JeHrey Reid 
Holland were married on June 22 in Burl- 
ington, N.C. 

Mona Cheri Wood and Roger Wayne 
Lamberth were married on June 9 in 
Reidsville, N.C 



Mamie Johnston Huffman, 417 Circle 
Drive, Burlington, N.C died August 4. She 
was a native of Alamance County, a 
member of the Colonial Garden Club, and 
a member of Daughters of the American 


William Lewis "Willie" Maness, 

Methodist Retirement Home. Durham, N,C, 
died July 1, He served several pastorates in 
North Carolina. After retiring, he organized 
and was pastor of Christ Church 
Methodist in Graham. Following this, he 
served temporary pastorates even after he 
retired (o Siler City in 1956, He was the 
oldest member of the N.C Methodist Con- 
ference, which hf joined in 1950. 


Charlotte Louise Homewood, Route 6, 
Box 387, Burlington, N.C died on July 23. 
She was a former home extension agent for 
Caswell County, a retired teacher in 
Alamance County and Guilford County, a 
charter member of the Caswell Chapter of 
the Eastern Star, and a member of the 
Burlington Senior Citizens, the Faulkner 
Fellowship of Mt. Pleasant, and the 
Southern Home Demonstration Club. 


James Lawrence Hiatt, 411 North 15th 
Street, Wilmington, N.C, died on August 
8. Mr. Hiatt retired from Sears Roebuck 
and Company in 1964 after 30 years of ser- 
vice. He was a member and ruling elder of 
St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church 
and a member of the Carolina Yacht Club. 

Arline L. Tweed, Dccrfield, 1617 Hender- 
sonville Road, Asheville, N.C, died June 

Peo ple 


Walter Glenn Lewis, 506-K Hicone 
Road, Gibsonville, N.C, died on August 12. 
He was a native of Alamance County, a 
retired family doctor, and World War U 


Erma Elizabeth Wilkins, 1104 N, 
Mebane St., Burlington, N.C, died June 23. 
She was a native of Orange County and 
was a retired registered nurse. She served as 
a lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps dur- 
ing World War II and was a member of 
Haw River Christian Church. 


Paul C. Cheek, 523 Uwharric Street, 
Asheboro, N.C, died August 15, He was a 

native of Guilford County, a member and 
former deacon of the First Baptist Church 
in Asheboro, a member of the Elon College 
Sports Hall of Fame, and a tetited employee 
of Acme-McCrary Hosiery Mills. 
Richard H. Matthews, Box 274 Candor, 
N.C. died recently. Word was received of his 
death on July 5. 


Claude Haynes Lawrence, St., 308 Kirk 

Road, Greensboro, N.C, died August 8 He 
was a retired management employee of 
Sears Mail Order Catalog office and a 
retired lieutenant colonel in the Air Force 
Reserve. He was a World War 11 Air Force 
veteran, recipient of the Purple Heart. 
Silver Star, and Air medals. 


Paul W. Pittman. 1322 W, Davis St., 
Burlington. N.C. (lied July 17. 


Betty Harris Jones, 324 Hillcrest Avenue, 
Burlington, N.C, died August 24. A native 
of Alamance County, she was a member of 
Front Street United Methodist Church. 


Frank Etdridge Copeland, Jr., Route 15, 
Box 557A, Old N.C 64 West, Lexington, 
N.C, died on July 3. He was a native of 
Lee County, Alabama, a former Alamance 
County commissioner, retired postmaster of 
Durham, and former posrmaster of Burl- 
ington. Copeland was past president of the 
N.C. Postmasters Association and former 
vice president of the National Postmasters 
Association. He was past president of the 
N.C. Wildlife Federation, director of the 
National Wildlife Association and past 
president and life member of the Alamance 
Wildlife Club in Burlington. In 1979 he 
received the Governor's Distinguished Con- 
servation Award. 

De Lessup Johnson, 309 North Chatham 
Avenue, Siler City, N.C, died recently. 
Word was received of his death on July 8. 


Alexander M. Mebane, 210 Waverly Way, 
Burlington, N.C, died July 8, 


J. Gary Morris, Shrevcport, La., died July 
29, A native of Durham, he was a veteran 
of th" Korean War. 


Kathy Elizabeth Booth Agnew of 

Graham, N,C,, died August 29. A native of 
Suffolk, Va., she was a member of Carsley 
United Methodist Church. 


Dr. Kostas V. Cepas, 210 Summerbell 
Avenue, Elon College, N.C. retired pro- 
fessor of modern languages, died August 19. 

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Vol. 48, No. 1 

March 1986 

Hail to the 
Chiefs . . . 

Three of the five most recent 
presidents of the United States 
have visited Elon College in the last 
25 years, although none of the visits 
occured during their terms in 

Gerald R. Ford's February 25th 
visit was his second to Eton. He 
was the House Minority Leader in 
the United Stated Congress when 
he first visited in 1966, His speech, 
entitled "Changing Political Con- 
cepts," dealt with the increasing 
power of the federal branch of 
goverment over the legislative 
branch. Ford attacked increasing 
executive power and Supreme 
Court decisions involving reappor- 
tionment, the issue at the time. He 
declared that the Congress was fast : 
losing its partnership status because 
of the difference in rnanpower 
available to the two branches. Dur- 
ing the 6O5, the executive branch 
controlled more than five and a 
half million federal employees, 
while the legislative branch con- 
trolled only 9,000. It seems that his 
remarks were prophetic. 

By all accounts Ford impressed 
his listeners greatly, and a spirited 
discussion session with students 
followed. Ford became the head of 
federal government in 1974 upon 
the resignation of President Richard 
M. Nixon. 

Lyndon B. Johnson created quite 
a stir in 1962 when he arrived on 
the Elon grounds in a helicopter 
and spent most of the Elon College 
Founders Day on campus. Presi- 
dent. J. Earl Danieley conferred the 
honorary degree of Doctor of Laws 
upon Johnson, who later spoke to 
a crowd that was the largest ever 
to assemble at Elon up to that 
time. The speech he delivered to 
the rapt ears of faculty, students 
and friends was primarily on the 
subject of foreign affairs. Within a 
year, the Elon Founders Day guest 
would become president of the na- 

Jimmy Carter was on the Elon 
campus early in his campaign for 
the 1976 Democratic nomination 
for president. Carter, however, did 
not come as a guest of the college. 
He delivered a speech to a small 
crowd at the annual Alamance 
County Democratic Party fund- 
raising dinner on the second floor 
of the McEwen Dining Hall, The 
Carter address did not attract a 
great deal of attention, as few peo- 
ple imagined that the little-known 
former governor of Georgia would 
become the nation's 39th president 
little more than a year later. 

Ford Speaks 
on Politics 
and Policy 

"We hold our economic destiny in 
our own hands. . If we blow it, we 
have nobody to blame but 
ourselves," said former President 
Gerald R. Ford in his remarks to 
the large and responsive crowd 
gathered in Alumni Gymnasium on 
February 25. Hosted by the Stu- 
dent Government Association and 
the Liberal Arts Forum, Ford's ad- 
dress was the mam event during 
his visit to Elon College. 

While the economy was not the 
focus of his speech. Ford's remark 
about the future of the American 
economy certainly reflected his 
belief that America still has control 
over its destiny. 

Addressing the main topic of his 
speech, entitled "The Future of the 
Republican Party and Campaign 
Spending," Ford affirmed our two 
party system as a national "bless- 
ing." "It gives better government, 
better legislation and better 
management. It keeps us healthy." 
he said. But he was also firm in 
pointing out that our presidential 
nomination and election process is 
too long and too expensive. "It 
wears the candidate out, mentally 
and physically. . .It wears out the 
electorate too," he added. Ford of- 
fered partial solutions by saying 
that there should be a law that 
campaign contributions could 
not be accepted before January of 
an electoral year. He also suggested 
chat primaries be consolidated reg- 
ionally in a period of four to six 

Turning to domestic issues. Ford 
declared that Washington has 
mismanaged federal fiscal affairs. 
The national debt is unquestion- 
ably a critical problem. "I deplore 
the methods employed by the 
Gramm-Rudman-HoUings law, but 
1 applaud the goal." he stated. He 
condemned the robotic-style trig- 
gers in the law, stating that Con- 
gress had abdicated its responsibili- 
ty to make judgments on indepen- 
dent issues. "Yet if we follow the 
irendline of Gramm-Rudman- 
Hollings. we can guarantee pro- 
sperity in this country," he said. 

United States-Soviet relations will 
continue to be characterized by 
tough negotiations, according to 
Ford. "Gorbachev is formidable an 
he will be around for 20 years," he 
said. Yet Ford was pleased with the 
Geneva Summit and the plans for 
another in 1986-87. "As long as we 
talk, we aren't confronting each 
other," he remarked. 


Months in the making, the day 
goes off without a hitch 

From the time Gerald R. Ford step- 
ped out of his tan Buick in front of 
Holland House (No one opens the 
president's door but the man in the 
right front seat, the Secret Service 
had warned!), until he headed off 
for the Greensboro Airport follow- 
ing his speech, Elon College was in 
a state of excitement. 

Every detail of Ford's visit, spon- 
sored by the Student Government 
Association and the Liberal Arts 
Forum, had been planned to the 
minute. Approximately 65 student 
and faculty leaders were waiting in- 
side when Ford arrived at the 
home of the President and Mrs. 
Fred Young. After a brief reception 
line, the former president took a 
seat and for 45 minutes loquacious- 
ly answered questions from the 
students who crowded into the 
room around him, many sitting on 
the floor. His audience was rapt. 

Following a brief rest, it was off 
to Alamance Country Club for a 
dinner with 125 Elon trustees and 
special friends. N.C. Governor 
James G. Martin was also there to 
greet Ford and the guests. Again 
Ford spoke graciously with in- 
dividuals, often posing for pictures. 
After dinner— beef tenderloin and 
asparagus — Ford addressed the 
group briefly, reportedly praising 
Elon and the role of private colleges. 

Leaving the dinner, Ford's motor- 
cade drove to the college and across 
the grass to the south entrance of 
Mooney Building— which is now 
used only as an emergency exit but 
which had been altered and spruc- 
ed up for this special occasion. The 
entourage quickly entered the 

Mooney television studio for a 
15-minute press conference before a 
roomful of newspaper and radio 
reporters, photographers and TV 

A walking trip outside to Powell 
followed, where Ford took 30 
minutes alone in President Young's 
office to go over his speech. Then 
he was whisked away from the door 
once more and driven to Alumni 
Gym. Secret Service watched unob- 
trusively from various points while 
Ford delivered a 30-minute address 
and answered questions from the 
approximately 3000 people, many 
of them students, who had come to 
hear him. Then bidding goodbye 
to President Young and Governor 
Martin, he was whisked away into 
his waiting car and the exciting 
day was over. 

Ford's historic visit to Elon was 
months in the making. SGA Presi- 
dent Shane Jones, with the support 
of President Young, invited Ford in 
the spring of 1985. after a conver- 
sation with Ford's son, Mike, who 
lives in Winston-Salem. By July the 
date was set. After that time, ac- 
cording to Jones and Dr. George 
Troxler, director of cultural affairs, 
who coordinated the visit, the list 
of things to do and decisions to be 
made multiplied at an exponential 
rate. Nevertheless, the occasion 
went off without a major hitch, or 
even a minor one that was apparent 
to any onlooker. It was a great day, 
all involved agreed, but no one was 
anxious to repeat it right away. 



Jomandi Productions, 

Voices in rhe Rain 
Whitley Auditorium 
7:30 p.m. 

Jomandi, Georgia's only major black- 
owned and produced professional 
theater company, combines drama, 
dance and music in a provocative 
and entertaining portrayal of the per- 
sonal and interpersonal relationships 
of black men and women. As the 
script includes some profanity, paren- 
tal discretion is advised. 
Admission; $5.00 or College 

U Craig Karges, hypnotist 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

During a performance, Karges 
demonstrates his skills by mind- 
reading demonstrations, levitating 
tables and linking finger rings bor- 
rowed from audience members. 

11 Michael E. Lewis, trom- 
bone, and Arlene Goter, 


Faculty Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Professor Lewis and Dr. Goter will 
perform works by Hindemith. Grafe 
and Block. 

16 Dr. Ellen B. Williams, 

Faculty Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Dr. Williams will be assisted by Dr. 
Arlene Goter, piano; Dr. Paul 
Bravender, baritone; Barbara Dinger 
Jacobson, flute; and Scott Walker, 
cello. Works will be by Ttlemann. 
Brahms, Wolf, Copland and Ives. 

J 9 Shirley Chisholm, 

"Women and Politics" 
Whttlev Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Ms. Chisholm serx'cd seven terms in 
Congress. During her last term, she 
was the senior Democratic woman in 
Congress at\d the only woman and 
only black member of the House 
Rules Committee. In 1972 she cam- 
paigned for the Democratic Party's 
nomination for President, the first 
black woman to seek that office. She 
IS presently teaching at Mount 
Holyoke College. 

24 Alan Weinberg, piano 
Faculty Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Selections include music by Ravel, 
Brahms and Stravinsky. 

25 John Spelman, 

Grease Heat 
Whitley Auditorium 
7:30 p.m. 

Spelman is a professional actor and 
Storyteller who has appeared at the 
Kennedy Center and the Smithso- 
nian Institution. He is the host of his 
own NBC television series, "Three 
Stories Tall." Grease Heat is a carefijl- 
ly researched and sophisticated com- 
mentary on American society. One 
fifteen-minute segment, based on 
firsthand accounts, describes the state 
of mind, apprehension and emotions 
of an American soldier in Vietnam. 
Admission: $5.00 or College 


12 H.E.L.P. Conference 

Whitley Auditorium 
9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Mary Cosby, co-founder of the 
Church of the Savior in Washington, 
DC-, will present the keynote ad- 
dress. Workshops will be held on 
hunger, environment, lifestyle and 

11 Arlene Goter, piano 
Faculty Recital 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

16 Duane Raver, "The Art of 
Painting Wildlife" 

Room 205, Duke Building 
7:30 p.m. 

17 The Ya^iasiics. 

18 Presented by the Fine Arts 

19 Department 

Whidey Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

12 Nanette Roberts, 

"Educating Christians for 
the Twenty-First Century" 
Spring Worship Service 
Elon College Community 
Church, 7:30 p.m. 

Dr. Roberts is general secretary of the 
United Church of Christ's Division 
of Higher Education. 

21 Second Aide Leopold 

Led by Elon faculty 
Mooney Theater, 7:30 p.m. 

The theme of the festival this year is 
coastal resource conservation. 

21 Leopold Festival: Orin 

Pilkey, "The Impact of 
Coastal Development on 
Natural Resources" 
Mooney Theater, 7;30 p.m. 

Dr. Pilkey is Professor of Geology at 
Duke University. 

2'S Construction Company 

26 Dance Concert 
Pat Gray, director 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Id, Elon College Orchestra 

Dr. David Bragg, conductor; 

Scott Walker, associate con- 
ductor; Dr. Ellen Barney 
Williams, 'soloist 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

29 John McCutcheon 

Appalachian Folk Music 


Whitley Auditorium 

7:30 p.m. 

McCutcheon is recognized as one of 
the world's finest hammer dulcimer 
players. He also plays the fiddle, ban- 
jo, autoharp. guitar and Jew's harp as 
he presents the music of the rural 

\ Band Concert 

Dr. Jack White, director 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

2 Burlington Boys Choir 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

The Burlington Boys Choir, directed 
by Miss Eva Wiseman, will present 
works by Christopher Tye, Bach, 
Brahms, Handel and Berloiz. 
Admission; $2.00 or College 

4 Barbara Dinger Jacobson, 


Faculty Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

8 Choral Concert 

Presented by the Elon Col- 
lege Concert Choir and 
Chamber Singers and the 
Alamance Chorale 
Dr. Stephen Ten Eyck, 
Whidey Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Circumstances beyond our control sometimes 
force us to cancel events. If in doubt, please con- 
firm by calling SS-i-Zjee. 

Editor: Nan Perkins 

Art Director; Caylc Fishel '7fl 

Staff Writer: Susan C. Klopnijn 


Tim McDowdl 76 

Director of Community RcUnons 
Susie Sonford '79 

Director of Atumni & Parent 

Stephen Ballard 

Sport? Informat.nn Director 
Di. Jtrry Toiky 

Director of Corporate and Annual 


Shirlcv Crawford 
Meri:dnh L<re '86 
Bob Moser '86 

Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1984-86 
Executive Committee 

Ptc5idenf, Zac T. Walker. U! 'W-, First Vict- 
Prcsjdent, Noel L- Ailen '691 Second V:cc- 
PreMdent, Ronald P. Budcr 75: immediate 
Past President, Sally A. O-Nciil 70; Executive 
Secretary, Su?ic Sanford 7'? 

Atumni Chapter leaders 

Alamance Cc>untv, N.C., Thomas L. Bass, 
Jr. 71; Greater Atlanta, Ca., 8. Allen Bush, 
]r '68; Greater Charlotte, N.C., Stanley E. 
Butler '78; Forsyth County. N.C., Jack P. 
Locicero "81; Guilford County, N.C., 
Afhbutn L. Kirhy '57; Greater Richmond. 
Va., Linda M. Shields '67; Sanford/Lec 
County, N C. Donald E. Dollar 70; Suffolt, 
Va., Betty Jean Crigger 76; Triatigle Aiea, 
N.C, Timothy M. Moote '79; Virginia 
Beach, Va., Henry F. Pinman 72; Gicater 
WaihinKton. D.C , Robert H. Pafc '"S- 


Bryant M. Colson '80, Irene H- Covington 
'4i, Sigmund S. Davidson '62, Jame^ S. Den- 
ton '7-1, Lester E. Fesmitt '24, Daniel B. Har- 
tell. Jr. '4S. Victor H. Hoffman '61. L. 
Ctonald John?on '^5, Michael A Leggcn 77, 
Helen J. Lindsev '52, Philip R. Mann '54, 
John Z, McBraver -53, Nina M McCoondl 
'70, Cilvin A. Michaels '54, lohn P. Paisley, 
jr. '70, Nancy R Penick ■BO. Lvnn M. 
Stewart '31. C. Grayson Whin 7^). Ann M. 
Wilkms 'ii, W. Wuodrow Wihon '.18. 
William C- Zint. Ill 79. 

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To the editor: 

Thank you for sending the 
Magazine o/ E/on. I enjoy reading it 
every time. I would like to know 
whatever happened to Mrs. S. 
Hooper, She was the French 
teacher at Elon when I went to 
school. I've lost contact with her. 
Could you help me find her again? 
Maria Von Bortzell 
Vikingstad, Sweden 

Si«ie Siin/ord, dXrecior of alumni 
and parent programs, has discovered 
that Mrs. Suzanne Hooper is noiv a 
teacher at Western Alamance High 
School. We are sending you her ad- 
dress. She iuas delighted to learn that 
you inquired about her and would love 
to hear from you. Thank you for your 

The Magazine of Elon 

March. 1986 

Poindexter Is 
New Business 

Robert E. Poindexter, former assis- 
tant superintendent for business 
and finance with the Burlington 
City Schools, has been named vice 
president for administrative services 
at Elon. 

He replaces John Mitchell who in 
November 1985 announced his in- 
tention to resign after the spring 
1986 semester in order to accept a 
teaching position in the Depart- 
ment of Business Administration. 
Poindexter, who arrived at Elon on 
February 3, will work jointly with 
Mitchell for several months for a 
smooth transition. 

A native of western North 
Carolina, Poindexter holds 
undergraduate and master's degrees 
from Western Carolina University 
and has done additional graduate 
work at UNC-Chapel Hill. Prior to 
being named assistant superinten- 
dent, he had served as controller 
and finance officer, director of per- 
sonnel and a school principal for 
the Burlington City Schools. He is 
president of the North Carolina 
School of Business Officials Associ- 
ation and is generally regarded as 
one of the most capable and ex- 
perienced business officials in the 

John Mitchell joined the Elon 
staff in 1981 as the college's first 
vice president for administrative 

Mitchell holds A.B. and M.B.A. 
degrees from Dartmouth College 
and has recently taught in the 
business depanment. 

White Named 
President of 

Dr. M. Christopher White, vice- 
president for academic and student 
affairs at Elon, was named presi- 
dent of Gardner-Webb College on 
December 30. White, who is 42, 
has served in a variety of capacities 
at Elon since joining the faculty as 
a religion professor in 1972. He 
held the positions of chairman of 
the department of religion, associate 
dean, and dean of academic affairs 
before his appointment as vice 
president in 1983. 

White was selected for the 
Gardner-Webb post from a field of 
more than 70 candidates. A Burl- 
ington Daily Times-Neujs editorial 
appearing after the announcement 
commented: "Elon College should 
be complimented that a school of 

Gardner-Webb's caliber would look 
to Elon's administration for its pres- 
ident." Gardner-Webb is a South- 
ern Baptist-supported liberal arts 
college with an enrollment of 1800. 

"We are very proud of Dr. White 
and pleased for him, but this is a 
substantial loss," said Elon Pres- 
ident Fred Young. White came to 
Elon after receiving his Ph.D. in the 
field of Biblical Studies from Emory 
University. A popular professor, he 
was voted by students as. outstand- 
ing professor of the year for three 
consecutive years. As vice presi- 
dent, he supervised academic and 
student affairs programs, the admis- 
sions and financial planning efforts, 
and academic support services for 
the college. 

White will continue in his pre- 
sent capacity at Elon through the 
end of the academic year. He will 
assume the presidency of Gardner- 
Webb from Dr. Craven Williams on 
July 1. The search for a successor 
to Vice President White began soon 
after the announcement of his 

An M.Ed, 
degree at Elon? 

Is Elon considering a master's o( 
education degree? Yes, says Dr. Wes 
Brogan, chairman of the Depart- 
ment of Education and Psychology. 
According to Brogan, the educa- 
tion department, in response to 
many requests, is now designing a 

proposal for a graduate degree pro- 
gram. He cautioned, however, that 
thus far the program is ofily in the 
form of a proposal. 

Before the master's of education 
degree can become a reality, the 
proposal must be completed by the 
education department and then ap- 
proved by the Graduate Council, 
the Curriculum Committee, the 
faculty and the Board of Trustees, 
in that order. Finally, it must be 
approved by the Southern Associa- 
tion of Colleges and Schools and 
the North Carolina Department of 
Public Instruction. 

Over the years several school 
systems, including Burlington City 
and Alamance County schools, 
have inquired about a master's pro- 
gram at Elon, according to Brogan, 

"Our local school systems have 
responded enthusiastically to the 
idea. They want their supervising 
teachers to have the opportunity to 
receive additional certification," 
added Dr. Chris White. "I believe 
this would be a good thing for 
Elon. Teacher education is a tradi- 
tion here." 

The education department 
prepared an interest/needs survey 
which was distributed to superin- 
tendents and teachers in II area 
school districts. The data gathered 
confirmed the interest and support 
for such a program. 

The next step was to talk to the 
State Department of Public Instruc- 
tion for their assessment of need, 
especially since several regional 
schools already offer the degree. 

With a positive response from that 
department, Elon requested guide- 
lines for a program design. 

New Greek 



The tentative plan to construct 
new Greek housing for up to six 
organizations, approved by the 
Board of Trustees at their fall 
meeting, has been postponed. Ac- 
cording to John Mitchell, vice presi- 
dent for administrative services, 
concerns over the proposed site for 
the housing construction prompted 
the college to begin seeking differ- 
ent solutions for housing Elon's 
fraternities and sororities. "The 
site," he explained, "turned out to 
be smaller than we had hoped. We 
would have had to build the houses 
15 feet apart and in a straight line 
to avoid incurring a far greater ex- 
pense than either the college or the 
houses had planned." 

Dissatisfaction over the prohibi- 
tive costs of constructing sewer and 
water lines and roads, along with 
concerns about the proposed design 
of the houses, also contributed to 
the re-evaluation of Greek housing 
plans. Mitchell said that the college 
is considering numerous alternative 
plans for housing these organiza- 
tions, and he welcomed ideas and 

SLOWER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET—but exciting mnethelesa. Halley's Comet wus a feaniTed auraction on the Elon Campus. In- 
terested studenii and lownspcople were treated to a sochiitimted view o) the sixctacle thanks to pfiyjics pra/cjsor Frank Harris and hit beiii 
than average looking glass. 

The Magazine of Elon 


Win Awards 

Publications for the admissions 
department, including the 1985-86 
admissions catalogue and several 
brochures, and the 1985 Investors 
Report have been cited for top 
awards in national and regional 

Designer Gayle Fishel, director of 
publication production, has receiv- 
ed the top design award given by 
the Printing Industry of the 
Carolmas (PICA) for her work on 
the admissions catalogue. The 
catalogue design was designated 
"Best in Catego'-y" for educational 
publications. She had previously 
been awarded a national Printing 
and Design Award of Excellence 
presented by Potlatch Corj oration 
for the same publication. 

In a competition sponsored by 
the Council for the Advancement 
and Support of Education (CASE), 
District 111, the admissions package 
won an Award of Excellence, and a 
"search" or mass mailer won a 
Special Merit Award. Both awards 
were in the category of admissions 
and recruitment. The 1985 Invest- 
ors Report won a Special Merit 
Award in the category of 

The award winning publications 
were written by Nan Perkins, direc- 
tor of public information and pub- 
lications, and designed by Fishel. 

In the CASE competition, there 
were 204 entries from colleges and 
universities in the Southeast such 
as Georgia Tech, University of 
Virginia, Vanderbilt University and 
the Memphis College of Art. Most 
schools use professional agencies for 
their publications. 

Elon's Department of Publications 
was formed about a year ago when 
the college purchased typesetting 
equipment. Now all college publica- 
tions, except those for athletics, are 
produced in-house. The printing is 
done off campus by regional firms. 

Dry Rush 
Comes to Elon 

Rush— the word evokes good 
memories for many Elon students 
and alumni. Now, the memories 
that come from fraternity and 
sorority rush will be a little dif- 
ferent. As of this spring, both 
fraternities and sororities at Elon 
will have completely eliminated 
alcohol from their rush activities. 
"Wet" rush, with alcohol served 
at parties and other functions, has 
been outlawed for sororities since 
1979, when the national 
Panhellenic Council made dry rush 

the standard. Pat Morgan, associate 
dean of student affairs and advisor 
to the local Panhellenic Council, 
says that dry rush is "no longer a 
big issue" for Elon's four sororities. 
But dry rush has been slower com- 
ing to fraternities on campus, who 
tried it on a limited basis in the fall 
and have recently approved rules 
that will totally eliminate alcohol 
use in rush beginning this spring. 

The impetus to institute dry rush 
came largely from pressure by the 
national organizations of fraternities 
and sororities. Morgan and Atkins 
recently attended a National Inter- 
fraternity Conference meeting and 
found that dry rush is a very 
popular concept. "Fraternity leaders 
have become scared that fraternities 
were depending almost totally on 
their social aspect— and forgetting 
the concepts of brotherhood that 
they were built on." Atkins says. 

Both Atkins and Morgan point 
out that the Greeks are enforcing 
the dry rush rules themselves, with- 
out the involvement of college of- 
ficials. The Intertraternity Council 
will be especially strict on its 
members, having instituted a fine 
of $15 per member for any group 
breaking the rules. "We're backing 
dry rush by netting our own rules 
and making sure that everyone 
sticks to them," commented I.F.C. 
President Paul Purdy. 

While some Greeks are still un- 
sure about the effect dry rush will 
have, many are looking forward to 
it. Sororities are planning a pre- 
rush social this year with cheese 
and non-alcoholic wine chat they 
hope will serve as a model for a 
successful "dry party." Ed Snider, 
president of Sigma Pi, spoke for 
many Greeks when he said, "Dry 
rush should be great. It will let us 
get to know the guys and find peo- 
ple who really want to be part of 
us, not just a part of the party." 

Greek Alumni 
Council Formed 

On December 14, 1985, a group 

of alumni from each Greek 
organization at Elon met for the 
first time as the Elon College 
Greek Alumni Council. The 
G.A.C. has two representatives from 
each social fraternity and sorority 
at Elon, representing around 1400 
total alumni. The goal of the coun- 
cil is to provide support for the ac- 
tive chapters and to help strength- 
en individual alumni groups. Tim 
Moore 78, a member of Sigma Pi 
Fraternity, was elected chairman of 
the council, and Jeff Bowling '80 of 
Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity was 
elected vice-chairman. 

At the meetings of December 14 
and January 25, the council discuss- 

NO WONDER THEY'RE CALLED COURT- YARDS! Th: app^ui o; Elon's beautiful campus 
is undispuied. Here, lu-o srud^ntj seeking relief from the Janiuiry cold found refuge in a itray 
paich of sunlight on Jordnn Coun. p^^^^ ^^ p.^^^ f^^fj^j,. 

ed topics of interest to all members 
of Greek-letter organizations, rang- 
ing from Greek housing to dry 
rush. The council also made plans 
to sponsor its first annual Greek 
Alumni Weekend, March 14-16. 
"The weekend will be a good time 
for Greek actives and alumni to get 
together and strengthen their 
brotherhood and sisterhood," said 
Chairman Moore. Each fraternity 
and sorority will have its own ac- 
tivities over the weekend, and all 
Greek alumni will assemble for a 
dinner at the Lodge on Saturday at 
5:00 p.m. Greek alumni interested 
in the weekend's activities can call 
their local chapters or Lisa Melton 
'81, chairperson of the Greek 
Alumni Weekend committee, at 
19191 584-3919. Bob Moser, admini- 
strative assistant for the Develop- 
ment Office at Elon, can also be 
reached a 584-2380 for details. 

Members of the Greek Alumni 
Council are as follows: Sigma Pi- 
Tim Moore 78 and Charlie Diehl 
'85; Kappa Sigma-King White '80 
and Jim Zint '81; Tau Kappa 
Epsilon-Jeff Bowling '79 and Scott 

Stevenson '82; Sigma Phi Epsilon- 
William Newman '79 and Don 
Carlson '77; Kappa Alpha-Steve 
Martinelli '81 and Ted Reinheimer 
'83; Pi Kappa Phi-Chris Jernigan 78 
and Roy Avery '81; Alpha Sigma 
Alpha-Cindi Lawson '85 and Pattie 
Brodie '82; Phi Mu-Angie May '84 
and Patti Brammer '84; Zeta Tau 
Alpha-Lisa Melton '81 and Linda 
Wills '83; Sigma Sigma Sigma- 
Denese Patton '81 and Karen Wel- 
zant '85. 

Ex-officio members are David 
Atkins, director of student ac- 
tivities; Pat Morgan, associate dean 
of student affairs; Susie Sanford '79, 
director of alumni and parent pro- 
grams; Bob Moser '85, admini- 
strative assistant for development; 
Paul Purdy '86, president, Inter- 
fraternity Council; Andrea Orr '86, 
president, Panhellenic Council; and 
Shane Jones '86, president. Student 
Government Association. 

The Magazine of Elon 

March, 1986 


Sun, Skis & 

Emanons highlight 
alumni chapter 

Three alumni chapters held their 
annual gatherings in January, with 
alumni and friends of the college 
enjoying the entertainment of The 
Emanons, directed by Dr. jack 
White. The Emanons were perform- 
ing as part of their 23rd annual 
tour of the East Coast. 

Virginia Beach and 
Suffolk Chapters 

On Saturday night, January 18, 
over 175 Elon alumni and friends 
from the Tidewater Virginia area 
enjoyed a party at the Cavalier 
Golf and Yacht Club in Virginia 
Beach. For the second year in a 
row, the group had the largest turn- 
out for a chapter event. Bob '52 
and Faye '52 Smithwick hosted the 
social which was organized by Suf- 
folk Alumni Chapter President 
Betty Jean Crigger '76 and Virginia 
Beach Alumni Chapter President 
Henry Pittman '72. Many members 
of the college staff were there to 
share in the fun: Susie Bollard San- 
ford '79, director of alumni and 
parent programs, and her husband. 
Ronnie; Senator Tim McDowell '76, 
director of community relations, 
and his wife, Zody; Nan Perkins, 
director of publications and public 
information; Frances Stanley, coor- 
dinator of alumni giving; John 
Bangley '84, director of athletic 
fund raising; and Bob Moser '85, 
administrative assistant for 

Greater Richmond Area 

A dance was held for the Greater 
Richmond Chapter on Friday, 
January 24. About 75 alumni and 
friends were entertained by The 
Emanons at The Downtown Club, 
atop the Ross Building in Rich- 
mond. Joe and Nancy Redd '80 
Penick hosted the party, assisted by 
Richmond Chapter President Linda 
.Shields '67 and her husband, Bill. 
College staff members in 
attendance were Susie Bullard San- 
ford '79; William Long, director of 
Ifoundations, government and 
church relations, and his wife, Mar- 
jorie; Frances Stanley; John Bangley 
'84 and his wife, Kathy '86; and 
Bob Moser '85. 

Greater Washington 

Over 50 alumni and friends in 
the Washington, D.C. area gathered 
to enjoy seeing old friends and dan- 
cing to the music of The Emanons 

on Saturday, January 25. The 
event, organized by Chapter Presi- 
dent Bob Pafe 75, was held at the 
Springfield Hilton in Springfield, 
Virginia. Other local alumni who 
assisted were Cheryl '78 and Rick 
75 Teller, Hillary and Doug '77 
Durante, Mari Behrend '82, Eileen 
and Mike '69 Lee and Ellen Geesey 
'84. The college was represented by 
Susie Bullard Sanford '79, William 
Long, Frances Stanley, and John 
Bangley '84 and his wife, Kathy '86. 

Alumni Ski Weekend 

The second Elon Alumni Ski 
Weekend was held the weekend of 
January 31 through February 2 at 
Winter Place Ski Resort in Flat Top, 
West Virginia. About 50 alumni 
and friends hit the slopes with 
Director of Alumni and Parent Pro- 
grams Susie Buliard Sanford '79 
and Bob Moser '85, administrative 
assistant for development. Tim 
Moore '78, King White '80. Brent 
Whitener 79, Julie Vogelsang '83. 
Donna Hanes '79 and Hunt Ward 
'82 also helped to organize the 

Marie '56 and Jake Thomlinson at the 
Washington, D.C. alumni gathering. 

]udi and Russ 73 Dixon, Pauleae and Wayne '71 LeGrande, Alice 
"Weegee" '75 and ]eff '73 Muntz. 

The Richmond Gang: Hal Cole '83, Lew Blakey '85, Mark Forlines '81, Amy 
Burch '85, Julia Strange '84, Tracy Trimmer '82, Bill Long, Lisa Bartolomeo 
'83, Toni hJapoli '82, Marcie Melhom '83, Rob Morris, Kevin Hand '84, 
Robert "Four" Harrison '85, Martha Downey '85, Linda Hand '73. 

Sally O'hJeill '70 and Skip Giddings pause during thtir coni/eTsation to smile 
for the crowd at Virginia Beach. 

Christian Club 

In January, members of the 
Fighting Christian Club in the 
Virginia Beach, Va., area gathered 
for fun and good food at 
September's, the night club owned 
by Elon alumnus Rex Harrison '66. 

John Bangley, director of athletic 
fund raising, counted the evening a 
great success. He and Coach Macky 
Garden joined the club members 
lor the event. 

"This was the first social like this 
we've sponsored." Bangley said, 
"and we have plans for more. 
Everyone really had a good time." 

Future plans include an evening 
in Raleigh in the spring and possi- 
ble socials in the Washington, DG., 
and Richmond areas later on. 

The Magazine of Elon 

Elon grad 




by Susan Klopman 

Chip Atwater '77 and his brother, 
Mark, owners of Royal Textile Mills 
in Yanceyville, N.C.. are manufac- 
turing perhaps the biggest, and cer- 
tainly the most famous, long 
underwear in the United States. 

It all began when Royal Textile 
Mills came up with an ideal fabric 
for long underwear. It is m.ide of 
layers of Lycra spandex, polypro- 
pylene and cotton, a construction 
which allows the fabric to stretch 
and "breathe." Marketed under the 
logo Duke Athletic Products, the 
ThermaForm long underwear is 
sold for about $35 a set. 

This fall. Royal received a very 
special order. Ray Barley, the 
Chicago Bears equipment manager, 
called for a size double XL. There 
could only be one team member 
who would wear that size. Sure 
enough, it was for 300-pound 
William "The Refrigerator" Perry. 

"Just for fun, a salesman came up 
with the phrase 'We Keep the 
Refrigerator Warm,' " Atwater said, 
and an advertising campaign was 

"We mentioned using Perry as a 
model to our advertiser (at Luquire 
George Andrews, Inc. in Charlotte), 
and he pursued the suggestion," At- 
water said. Throwing the advertis- 
ing budget out the window was the 
first big step for this small manufac- 
turer with 75 employees and $4 
million in annual sales. It was a 
tisk worth taking. "We were able to 
sign Perry to a contract to endorse 
our product," 

Both Chip and Mark personally 
flew to Chicago for the photogra- 

phic session with Perry. "We were 
there for three days and met Perry's 
wife and daughter too. Perry is a 
real nice, 'down home' fellow," At- 
water commented. "He even invited 
us to his home in Aiken, S.C., for 
a 4th of July picnic," 

The photograph that resulted 
shows Perry modeling the under- 
wear with a live lOO-pound bear 
looking on. "We went to a nearby 
animal farm to get the bear," At- 
water said. "William and the bear 
got along just fine." Thank heavens 
for that. 

The ad began to run in January 
in several trade magazines. Atwater 
said that even by mid-January, 
Royal had received attention from 
television, newspapers and publica- 
tions all over the country. Orders 
have also reflected this interest. Ten 
other National Football League 
teams have started using the under- 
wear since Perry's endorsement. 

At home in Yanceyville, Atwater 
has two football fans of his own: 
his sons, David, 15, and Josh, 12, 
who "seem to be taking things in 
stride," he said. That's pretty re- 
markable since they are the proud 
owners of pictures and footballs 
with Perry's autograph. 

For Royal Textiles, outfitting 'The 
Refrigerator' with long underwear 
has resulted in product exposure to 
more than 175 million people. As 
far as William Perry's exposure goes, 
he's had a very warm season play- 
ing in ThermaForm long 

The Magazine of Elon 

Former gridder makes companies 

Fit for Business 

By Bob Moser '86 

One look at Tim James 77 tells 
you he's a big man. His massive 
chest bulges, even through his con- 
servative business suit. And after 
listening to this former Elon Col- 
lege football player talk about his 
new business, you know he has 
ideas as big as he is. 

James' business is Fitness Con- 
sultants International, Inc., a 
Greensboro-based operation which 
he founded as a result of his 
lifelong interest in fitness and his 
experiences with corporate fitness, 
or "wellness," programs. Meeting a 
growing demand for employee 
fitness programs, FC.I. has grown 
rapidly m its short history and has 
ail the trappings of a successful 
organization of the future. 

The company sets up fitness 
centers for businesses, either on-site 
or in industrial parks where 
employees from several participating 
corporations can have access. F.C.I, 
uses computers to design individual 
programs for employees and to 
monitor their progress. Carefully 
planned and executed, it is a cor- 
porate fitness plan that James says 
makes it unique in the fitness 
business, "We are not in competi- 
tion with anyone," he declares. 

While he probably did not envi- 
sion turning fitness into his own 
business, James became interested 
in training and health at a young 
age. Only 190 pounds out of Smith 
High School in Greensboro, he was 
not recruited by major colleges and 
came to Elon in 1972. 

"My experience at Elon," he says, 
"was one of the greatest things that 
ever happened to me." A great deal 
of hard work and training enabled 
James to make it as a center at 
Elon, which at the time had 
developed into one of the leading 
small college football powers in the 
nation under coach Red Wilson. 

James said that he "learned to 
train" while at Elon. working at 
various local fitness centers and 
summer camps and beginning to 
teach others how to train as well. 
After graduating from Elon in 1977 
with a degree in business admini- 
stration, he proceeded to try the 
improbable: become one of the few 
small college football players to 
make it in professional football. 
And, as he has discovered many 
times in his life, hard work and 
perseverance paid off. James played 
center, guard, and long snapper for 
teams in the Canadian and Nation- 
al Football Leagues and with the 

Chicago Blitz of the United States 
Football League. 

While living in Buffalo in 1982 
and doing a stint for the NFL Bills, 
James became convinced that he 
could run a fitness program for cor- 
porations that would be better than 
anything existing at the time. He 
continued to give health and fitness 
seminars, which he had begun do- 
ing at Elon, on topics such as 
smoking cessation, alcohol 
dependency and stress management. 
He also worked at various football 
camps and helped Nautilus set up 
fitness centers in New York. At this 
time he began to feel that compan- 
ies were not getting their money's 
worth out of fitness programs. 

Around this time, James met Dr. 
J. W Cranston, who was instru- 
mental in helping to turn the idea 
for corporate fitness into a reality. 
Beginning in 1980, James worked at 
summer football camps run by 
Pittsburgh Steeler star and good 
friend Jack Lambert. Cranston was 
the medical director at the camp 
and at Kent State University. James 
and Cranston began to collaborate 
on the idea of a "total" fitness pro- 
gram which would tailor an exercise 
routine to each individual's needs, 
as well as provide a way for the 
company to check up on the pro- 
gress of employee fitness. They set 
up a totally computerized medical 
screening, which designs a fitness 
program for each person and a way 
to monitor individual advancement 
on a regular basis. 

James tried out his ideas by start- 
ing Sports Fitness Training Corpor- 
ation, Inc., in New York. With only 
$50 in a commetcial checking ac- 
count, he went door-to-door pro- 
moting the corporation and con- 
ducting his seminars. Then James 
made what would be a very pro- 
pitious decision: he returned to his 
hometown, Greensboro, lured by 
the attraction of industrial parks in 
the area. James continued to con- 
duct his research and to program 
computers for screening and 
monitoring. In addition, he hired 
fitness experts (trained exercise 
physiologists) and pulled together 
investors from other fields, like law 
and business. Carl Stewart Jr., 
former Speaker of the State House 
of Representatives, is the full-time 
executive vice president of FC.I. 
F.C.I, was incorporated in April of 
1984, but James' hard work had on- 
ly begun. 

James' extensive planning shows 

impressive results, and companies 
are taking advantage of FC.I.'s uni- 
que approach. The business is 
growing rapidly, having recently 
opened a facility at Research 
Triangle Park in Raleigh and at 
Greensboro's Airpark West. James 
says that Airpark West is his 
"flagship" operation— an example of 
what he has envisioned for his cor- 
porate wellness centers. After open- 
ing a center for Glaxo, Inc. in 
Research Triangle, FC.I. will begin 
looking to interstate expansion. 
In his centers, James strives to 
stay away from the "sweat shop" 
look and feel. The centers feature 
well-designed interior decoration, 
with exercise equipment color- 
coordinated to match the decor. 
James proudly points out the 
details— including a thick, well- 
padded aerobics floor designed to 
cut down on injuries. The centers 
are spacious, with juice and salad 
bars, whirlpools, saunas, and FCL's 
own line of equipment, which 
James hopes to market in the future. 

"I am very proud to have gone to 
Elon," he says emphatically. In addi- 
tion to praising the academic pro- 
gram, he lauds the athletic pro- 
gram, calling it "tremendoust' James 
believes that he was as well 
prepared both mentally and 
physically for professional football 
as any of his counterparts from the 
big "football factories." 

Tim Jamrs leans back for a mo- 
ment, looking around his office at 
the diagrams, plans and volumes of 
information which have turned his 
love for health and fitness into the 
successful Fitness Consulting Inter- 
national, Inc. "Elon," he says, "was 
the basis fot all of this." He stands 
up as his eyes meet a table full of 
checklists and reminders in another 
room. Perhaps, he explains, it is a 
good thing to be an expert on 
stress management when you face 
16-hour workdays trying to develop 
a business. Tim James heads for the 
table in the next room, ready to ex- 
plain some more about his very big 

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8. Building completed in 1903 Stale/s 

10. Name ol the sbon-Nved monthly college 

publication of 1907 
13. Name of the only women's society in 1910 

15. Name ol Ihe first woman lo receive an 
honorary degree in 1940 

16. The college was adopled 

as the official one in 1908 


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2. The Siuden! Army Traming Corps was 

begun on campus during World War 

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by fite in 1923 

6. The first president oi Elon College 

9. On January 1, 1907, the college turned on 

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the first time 

11. Monument m the Quadrangle named after 
the founder of ihe Christian Church 

12. Name of ihe auditorium begur> in 1923 
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2 In 1941. Elon's more malure male sludents 
were required lo register for Ihe 

4. Way Elon's female students contributed to 
ihe war effort through the Red Cross 

5 Last name of student body president in 

6. Last name Ol 1940 May Queen who work- 
ed in Soulhern Conference UCC office in 

9. Professor who taught ground courses for 
government's Civilian Pilot Training Pro- 
gram, WWII 

10. Professor who succeeded Dr. ID. Messick 
as dean of college in 1944 

11. Nickname of Horace Hendrcckson, who 
coached last football team at Elon before 
World War II 

12. Nickname of Elon's mosi famous foolball 
coach, O.C Walker 

14. Name of Ihe college's president in the 40's 

15. Name of president of Elon College 
Aeronautics Club in 1940 


1. Professor who was sponsor of the German 
Club in 1941 

2. Name ol firsl full-lime secretary of the 
Alumni Associaiion 

3. President of sophomore class in 1941 who 
became an admiral in the US Navy 

5, Name ol apartments hurriedly constructed 
in 40's lo accommodate increased enroll- 

6. Dean of Women who arranged for fire 
doors to West Dorm Annex when fire 
struck in Ian 1942 

7 Elon was sile for training _ 

during WWII (for Army Air Corps) 
10. History prol., director ol college news 

bureau and sponsor of student newspaper 

Maroon and Cold 
11 Nickname of L |. Perry, coach of firsl foot- 
ball learn after WWII 
13. Co-edilor of Maroon ar^d Gold who 

became Washmglon correspondent for 

New Vork Times 
16 Member of Elon College Players '41 who 

later acted m and directed television plays 

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has dormitory named after him 
8. Name ot college quartet 1954-58 
11, Forman was SGA 

President in 1956 

13, Cornerstones for dining hall, Carolina & 
Virginia Hall laid during Day. 1952 

14, What dorm was on site ol present Powell 
Building until 1958? 

16, Head of History Depi,. author of Doctors 

in Cray 
18, Owner of local greasy spoon' grill 


1. "Brew" stop halfway to Greensboro 

2. The Student's Organi- 
zation was the largest student group lor 
most of the 50's 

3. Mary Sue had a 

famous Elon name, was named to Who's 
Who and was 1955 May Queen 

4. Downtown Burlington's beer, piz;a and 
shuftleboard hangout 

5. Apartment complex for married students 

7. Head coach in 1958 when Fightin' Chris- 
tians iooiball squad went undefeated in 
9, Another Burlington 'bre^v' stop 
10 1957 Phi Psi Cli was dedicated to L,E _ 
and his wife, when 
he retired as President of college 

12. Elon golfer in 50's who later became a 
club professional 

13. The liberal Arts was 

organized in 1959 

15 Reverend |ohn S. Graves was the first col- 
lege beginning 

in 1960 

17. Biblical king assumed hiding in hall out- 
side Df. Sloan's religion class 



1 Original call letters of campus radio sta- 
tion, now WSOE 

5, In 1974 Elon began us first women's team 
in this spon 

8, A favorite main campus landmark and 
repository for grafTili, torn down in 1979 

10. Name of the baseball field dedicated in 

11. An unfortunate rash of dormitory struck 
campus in ■78-'79 

12 Popular hangout which opened in the 
late 70's 

14 First woman SGA president. Laurie 

15. One of two history professors who in- 
itialed the Winter Term in England lour 


2 Othei history professor who 

initialed the Winter Term in England lour 

3. The Black Cultural Society was founded 
by Dean Long and Chaplain Sieve 

4, Organization in which students became 
interested as result of Ralph Nader's 
visit to campus in '74 

6. In mid-70's Elon acquired 48,000 volume 

Stratford College library, known as 


7. Residence hall that was for men pre-lall 
'78 and lor women after that lime 

9. Glenn was drafted by 


Baltimore Colts in his senior year, '74 
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West" dorm, Leona 

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1 The college celebrated its . 

anniversary m 1964 

In the early 60's . 


, guard for Eton 

ly 60s became head 

kicked off fraternity and sorority rush 
each year 

The performed i 

1967 ai Spring Weekend 
Vice President ol the United States who 
addressed Ihe 1962 Founders Day 
"Doc" Reynolds taught us about our _ 
of consciousness 

[esse Branson was All-America in i 


Head Coach Bill _ 

baskeiball in ea 

SGA President Allen 

presided during the lumultuous 1968-69 


Short-lived, controversial newspaper 

begun in 196B 

Concert by )ay and the . 

Elon to basketball championships in the 
60's and 70's 

Stephenson was SGA 

President in 1964-65 

highlighted Spring Weekend in 1966 
"Order of the Oak" honor society 

became Chi in 1968 

The Elon gave perform- 
ances throughout Ihe 50's and 60's 
Senator Timothy McDowell, a student in 

Ihe 60's, now hopes for at least 

terms in the Senate 

President Melvin of Sigma 

Mu Sigma later became athletic director 

of Ihe college 

Day became "Spring 




1 Elon's national championship sport in the 
80's (besides football) 

3 Melinda '84 Homecoming 

Queen whose mother is chairman of the 
Physical Education Department 

5. SGA President 1978-79 and 1984-85 

7. Bryani was the first black 

SGA President, 1979-80 

8, Long-time librarian who died in 1981. 

10, resigned as dean in 1983. 

now director of foundations and grants. 
12. Vice President who resigned in 1985 to 

become president ol Gardner-Webb 

14. Director Martin ol "Norma Rae" fame is 

an Elon alumnus 
15 Chaplain ol the college 1972-1984 
17, Ted won a close election 

for SGA president over lames Kouchinsky 

in 1982. 


2 Fountain was built in 1982 

4. Coached iwo national championship 
foolball teams in 1980 and 1981 

6. Sororily Greek Week champions every 
year in 80s but one 

7. Name of bartender at Dewar's Tavern 

8. Site of Kappa Sigma's annual Halloween 

9. 'Inn " hangout lor beach night in the 
early 80s 

II. Named as Maude Sharpe Powell Pro- 
fessor in 1985 
13, This fraternity's house burned in 1984 

15, Class president of 1985 and Iwo-iime 
editor of Phi Psi Cli was Maureen 

16, The Foundation gave 

Elon $1 million i 
business school 

1 1985 to endow the 


Morningstar To 
Take New Job 

Bill Morningstar. Elon's head 
baskecball coach since 1979, has 
resigned that position and has ac- 
cepted the job of Director of 
Athletic Fundraising. He will retain 
his position as golf coach. 

"I've been thinking about it 
{resigning] for the past couple 
years," Morningstar said in an in- 
terview with the Burlington Daily 
Times News. "It just seemed like it 
was the right time. . ." 

Morningstar, a 1964 graduate of 
Elon, was a former guard on the 
team. He served as an assistant 
under head coach Bill Miller from 
1973 to 1979. Since becoming head 
coach, Morningstar's career record 
IS 96-100. He is a former CIAC 
Coach of the Year. 

Dr. Alan White, diret.ror of 
athletics, said that the college is 
delighted that Morningstar has 
decided to take the fundraising 

"He is an industrious, loyal and 
very capable person and has been a 
valuable asset to our athletic pro- 
gram all the years. He likes people, 
and he loves Elon and the Elon 
athletic program. We look forward 
to our continued work together," 
White said. 

Sports Outlook 


With graduation and professional 
baseball leaving many key positions 
to be filled in 1986, head coach 
Rick Jones looks for a semi- 
rebuilding season for the Fightin' 

The addition of seven junior col- 
lege transfers, three four-year 
transfers and 10 freshmen may 
cause the process to be pushed up 
quickly, however. In fact, with some 
good pitching. Jones believes his 
team may have another chance to 
reach the NAIA College World 
Series in Lewiston, Ind. 

Jones must rebuild his mound 
staff. To help with that, he points 
to junior lefty C.W. Willis. 5-0 with 
five saves, sophomore Benny Tart, 
4-1. junior Mickey Dean, 3-1, and 
red-shirt players Robby Schoonover 
and Jeff Girton. 

Action on che court with Elon's Bernard Torain (43) and Eric Blair (55). 

Sophomore catcher Jerry Russell 
returns after an outstanding 
freshman campaign. 

Heading the outfield is senior 
All-America candidate Troy Harris. 
Joining him will be JUCO All- 
America Jimmy Caldwell, who 
amassed 51 rbi's at Louisburg Col- 
lege, and transfers Andy Barrick, 
Tom Alessi and Randy Warren. 

With sophomore Kendall Carter 
and freshman David Crouse in 
reserve, this could be the finest out- 
field in Elon baseball history. The 
key to the season, however, will be 
the pitching. "If it comes through, 
we should do well," Jones said. 

Men's Tennis 

1986 will mark a change for 
men's tennis at Elon. Tom Parham, 
who coached for twenty years at 


Parents Weekend Sept. 26-28, 1986 

Homecoming Nov. 7-8, 1986 

Please note this scheduling 

and plan to join us for both weekends. 

Atlantic Christian College, will be 
in his first season as mentor of the 
Fightin' Christians. Parham's career 
includes two NAIA Championships 
(1979, 1984) and three awards as 
NAIA National Coach of the Year 
in men's tennis. 

Coach Parham will not be 
without some talented players. Billy 
Mitchell returns and should be one 
of the premier performers in the 
Carolines Conference and in NAIA 
District 26. Mitchell will be com- 
plimented by All-District per- 
formers Duane Johnson and Jeff 
Hooks who have been appointed 
by Parham as co-captains for this 

Winter Sports 

Men's Basketball 

The men's basketball team under 
Coach Bill Morningstar stands 12-8 
overall, 7-3 in the Carolinas Con- 
ference, and 9-6 in the District 26 

Leading the Christians as they 
head into the final months of the 
season is senior forward Warren 
Wallace of Charlotte, N.C. The 6'4" 
sharpshooter is averaging 17. 1 
points per game and 3.8 rebounds 
while 6'5" sophomore Bernard 

Torain of Hurdle Mills, N.C, is 
averaging 11.6 points and 6.0 re- 
bounds per game. 
Women's Basketball 
In her first season as head coach of 
the Lady Christians, Coach Jackie 
Myers has struggled. Leading a 
relatively youthful team, the Chris- 
tians are 4-16 overall, 2-9 in the 
Carolinas Conference, and 2-10 in 
District 26 action. 

Jim Richardson's wrestling team 
currently stands 4-6 in dual meet 
action. Despite the record, Richard- 
son is confident that the Elon grap- 
plers will be well prepared for 
District 26 and NAIA National ac- 
tion in late February. 

In Memoriam 


L. J. "Hap" Perry, P.Q Box 5646, 

Sun City Center, Fla. 

Lindsay Jackson "Hap" Perry, legen- 
dary Elon player and coach, died on 
January 24 in Tampa, Florida, at age 
89. Perry, a native of Jonesboro, N.C, 
graduated magna cum laude from Elon 
in 1923 after earning 12 varsity letters 
for football, basketball and baseball. 
He returned to Elon m 1945 after ac- 
cumulating outstanding coaching 
records at Reidsville High School and 
helped lay the groundwork for Elon's 
athletic program. 

Hap Perry returned to Reidsville after 
coaching Elon football and earned ac- 
claim for his work as Rockingham 
County school superintendent and as 
longtime director of the North 
Carolina High School Athletic Associa- 
tion (NCHSAA). He is credited with 
leading North Carolina's high school 
athletics to national prominence. In 
1972, Hap Perry became one of the 
original inductees into the Elon Col- 
lege Sports Hall of Fame. 

The family of Hap Perry has re- 
quested that memorials be sent to the 
Hap Perry Athletic Scholarship Endow- 
ment at the college. The endowment, 
begun in 1985 by Perry's sons, provides 
an annual scholarship for a student- 
athlete from Reidsville. 


Norman B. "Muddy' Waters, 5531 

Wayne Road, Greensboro, N.C. 

Norman B. "Muddy" Waters, a 
standout athlete for Elon in the early 
1930s, died on January 26 at the age 
of 77. Waters lettered in both baseball 
and football and was a 1977 inductee 
in the Elon College Sports Hall of 

Waters, a native of Washington, N.C, 
came to Elon in 1930 and lettered for 
four years in football. An all- 
conference performer, he was named to 
the Atl-Time Elon Football team by 
alumni in 1949. Waters was also one of 
the first baseball pitchers to win 20 
games for the Fightin' Christians and 
also achieved a career batting average 
of .318. 

Waters was a longtime resident of 
Greensboro and was retired from the 
Men's Wear Division of Burlington 

The Magazine of Elon, 

March, 1986 

Estate Planning; 

An Investment in Tomorrow 

By Dr. Brank Proffitt, 
Director of Deferred Giving 

What is an estate? 

The word "estate" may evoke im- 
ages of landed gentry with big 
houses and servants. Or for the less 
romantically inclined, the first 
thought may be that it pertains to 
the property and debts of a deceas- 
ed or bankrupt person. Certainly 
these meanings have been strongly 
associated with the word over the 

For our purposes, however, the 
word has a more practical and 
useful meaning. As an alumnus, 
alumna, or friend of Elon College, 
you have an estate. Your estate is 
what you own. the whole of your 
possessions, including such things 
as your house, income, savings, 
other investments, insurance, retire- 
ment benefits, personal effects, and 
the cash in your pocket. Many peo- 
ple have larger estates than they 
realize, simply because their atten- 
tion tends to be drawn to things of 
the moment and they do not keep 
an up-to-date valuation of their 
total assets. 

Exercising your property rights 

One very intangible but highly 
valuable, and even precious, asset 
which belongs to you as an estate 
owner is the legal rights which you 
have with respect to the acquisi- 
tion, management, use, and disposi' 
tion of your property. It is in rela- 
tion to this asset— this set of 
rights— that the concept of estate 
planning has meaning. Wise and 
timely planning helps to insure that 
you will exercise these rights in the 
most beneficial and personally satis- 
fying ways. 

What is estate planning? 

Many people may think of estate 
planning only as deciding how to 
dispose of property at the death of 
the estate owner. While this is one 
of the most important, if often 
delayed or neglected, steps in the 
planning process, estate planning is 
much more comprehensive in its 
meaning. It is concerned with how 
to build an estate, how to protect it 
against erosion and economic pit- 
falls, how to enlarge it, how to 
make informed decisions in the 
management and use of it, and 
how to pass it on in keeping with 
the owner's wishes and objectives. 
In this larger sense, estate planning 
is something you should do all of 
your adult life, not just when you 
make a will. 

Estate planning for young 

Young adults, who have not in- 
herited an estate or have not had 
substantial gifts of property or in- 
come from family members, may 
understandably be preoccupied with 

meeting living expenses. As some- 
one has said: "When you are in 
water up to your neck, with alli- 
gators all around you, your first 
priority is not going to he planning 
how to drain the swamp." 

Basic financial questions for such 
young adults will be how to earn a 
steady income, how to have a place 
to live, how to build up a savings 
account, and what insurance to 
buy. Probably the number one cau- 
tion for them is to keep their stan- 
dard of living within their means. 
Early in their careers they should 
have a plan for systematic saving, 
which is the beginning of an estate. 
Conservation of assets is a theme 
that pervades all estate planning. 

Planning for emergencies 

We all know about emergencies. 
Unfortunately many of us think of 
an emergency as something which 
happens to others. Try telling 
young people about the Great 
Depression! How many of the peo- 
ple you know really take to heart 
the admonition of financial advisers 
to keep at least six months of in- 
come in a readily available account 
reserved for financial emergencies? 

The truth is that emergencies do 
occur and may happen to any of 
us. Knowing this, an important 
thrust of your financial planning 
should be precautionary in nature, 
designed to protect you against, or 
lessen the effects of, emergencies 
which may confront you, such as: 

— Loss of job 

— Major illness or accident, with 
all of the financial problems 
which attend either of these 

— Total and permanent disability 

— Legal liability incurred in an ac- 
cident, in business, in the prac- 
tice of a profession, or in other 
unexpected ways. 


Since you cannot remove the risk 
of such emergencies altogether, how 
can you protect yourself and your 

1. You can build up a cash reserve. 

2. You can insure yourself: life In- 
surance to protect your depend- 
ents; major medical insurance to 
guard against catastrophic health 
costs; disability income insurance 
to offset losses which result from 
being disabled and to allow time 
for making necessary adjustments; 
adequate automobile insurance to 
protect yourself and others; 
homeowners and other property 
insurance as needed; 

3. You can conserve your resources, 
avoid excessive debt, anticipate 
any unusual financial demands, 
such as taxes, which you have to 
meet, and thus keep yourself as 
financially strong as possible. 

4. You can be alert to. and take ad- 
vantage of, available government 
programs, state and federal. 

which are designed to protect 
against disability, illnesS, or other 
hazard, such as state workman's 
compensation. Social Security, 
veteran's benefits, and military 
service-related government 

Planning for retirement 

You may have years to go before 
you expect to retire, but you should 
start planning for retirement years 
ahead of the event. Otherwise you 
may come to the time of retirement 
without the satisfaction of financial 
security and the means for a reason- 
able standard of living. 

Planning for retirement is as 
much a part of estate planning as 
planning for employment during 
the working career. Retirement 
benefits and assets must be ac- 
cumulated over the working years if 
you want to be free from financial 
worries and live comfortably during 
retirement. Even if you set a 
modest standard of living for your 
retirement years, you can be sure 
that you will need more income 
than Social Security and incidental 
savings will provide. 

The surest way to provtde an ade- 
quate retirement income is through 
a well-structured pension plan. But 
you must try to make sure that 
your pension plan is sound by 
understanding how it is funded, 
when you are covered, and how the 
benefits are distributed. Another 
important question is when are 
some or all of your benefits 
"vested." To the extent that you 
have become "vested," you will not 
lose these benefits if you leave your 
present employer and take another 
joK And the ultimate question is: 
how safe is the pension plan? Will 
the expected benefits be there when 
you retire? 

You should have a retirement sav- 
ings plan in addition to Social 
Security and your employment- 
related pension plan. Systematic 
participation in company profit- 
sharing plans, individual retirement 
accounts (IRAs), tax-sheltered an- 
nuities, money market funds, and 
other savings accounts can make 
possible significant accumulations of 
retirement funds. In deciding on a 
retirement savings plan, be sure to 
take into consideration the possi- 
bility of employer contributions 
and available tax breaks. 

Other kinds of wise investments 
can increase your estate and thus 
prepare you for retirement. Invest- 
ment requires you to weigh the ex- 
pected benefits against possible 
risks. A good rule is to venture in- 
to high-risk investments only to the 
extent that you feel you can afford 
to lose the money invested. Keep in 
mind chat only successful invest- 
ments make money for you. On 
the other hand, no investor is suc- 

cessful 100 percent of the time. 
And all investments have some risk 
associated with them. You have to 
decide how much risk you are will- 
ing to incur in the light of your 
financial responsibilities, the discre- 
tionary funds you have available, 
and the information you have con- 
cerning potential investments. 

Part of your investment strategy 
should be to avoid unnecessary 
taxes. But over the long term, you 
need a balanced investment pro- 
gram which will make the bejt use 
of your discretionary funds to help 
you realize your estate planning ob- 
jective. For an increasing number of 
Elon alumni, alumnae, and other 
friends, an Elon College life income 
plan has beconrie an important part 
of their retirciment plans. 

Making use of advisers 

Wealthy persons have long made 
use of advice aimed at protecting 
and enlarging their estates. Com- 
plicated tax laws and the competi- 
tion for investment dollars have 
caused many middle-income in- 
dividuals to seek advice in tax mat- 
ters and in making major invest- 
ment decisions. 

A great amount of common sense 
needs to be exercised concerning 
when you really need advice, what 
kind of advice you need, from 
whom you will seek advice, and 
how much you should spend for it. 
Except from a family member or 
good friend, serious advice is not 
likely to be free, even though you 
may not pay a fee for the advice 
itself. When you accept it and act 
on it, you either pay for it directly 
or indirectly through a commission, 
brokerage fee, or the like. 

Do not hesitate to check out the 
reputation and qualifications of 
legal, financial, or tax advisers. You 
may be in a position to do this 
through knowledgeable acquain- 
tances or local agencies such as the 
Better Business Bureau. Satisfied 
clients or customers are always 
good sources of information. If 
necessary, inquiries can be made to 
state licensing agencies or depart- 
ments that regulate business 

Other good ways of informing 
yourself and increasing your own 
competence in financial matters are 
reading and talking with people 
who are more experienced than 
you. Much useful information is 
published now, some of it in books, 
magazines and newspapers, much of 
it in newsletter or digest form. But 
there are times when personal ad- 
visers should be used. Seek advice 
when you have a clear need for it 
and select your advisers on the 
basis of the best information you 
can get. 

Part U, Making a Will, in the next 


The Magazine of Elon 


Kathleen Brothers O'Boyle 

celebrated her 90th birthday on Novetnbet 
7, 1985. 


Oscar "Country" Gorman completed 61 
years ai a Rotary member in May. He 
celebrated hi< 86th birthday on May 13. 
The Atlanta Area Council recently 
honored the former scout executive at the 
annual meeting of the American Humanics 
Foundation by presenting him the "Trustee 
for Life" award. "Country" was a charter 
member of the American Humanics Foun- 
dation and is one of only four leaders to 
receive this distinguished honor. 


John L. Cameron is vice chairman of the 
Raleigh Telecommunications Commission; 
he 15 also a member of board of directors 
for the Wake County Men's Garden Club 


Sal Festa was named Alamance County's 
Citiien of the Year by the Burlington 
Kiwanis Club. 


Wayne H. Smith is traffic manager for 
Henredon Furniture, Morganton, N.C. 


Charles D. Melvin has retired from 
General Motors Corp. in Michigan and is 
now living in Greensboro, N.C. 
Arthur L- Mizell retired after 35 years 
from General Motors Acceptance Corp, in 
May, He had been manager of the 
Salisbury. Md., branch since 1976. 


Joe and Helen Craven Morris moved in 
August to Rota, Spain. Joe successfully 
completed a course in the Spanish language 
at the Defense Language Institute, 
Monterey, Calif., in March and moved on 
to Madrid where he opened a new office 
for the Naval Investigative Service. Joe is 
the assistant special agent m charge of 
Spain and parts of other counuries :n 


Doris White Lindsay is president of 
Fountain Records in High Point. rJ.C. Her 
husband Robert '56, is employed by 
MaLek Industries. 

Zane Marshall Moore of Greenville was 
named the seventh president of TTiornwell 
Home and School for Children in Clinton. 
Moore, senior minister of Westminister 
Presbyterian Church in Greenville for the 
past seven years, will assume his duties on 
March 1. 


Lois Ann Simmons is an office supervisor 
for Burlington Industries Transportation 
Division. Burlington, N.C. 


Hugh Bolick has been named real estate 
manager of Coldwell Bankcr-Ellenburg &. 
Associates in Burlington, N.C, 
Clyde Lee "Ted" Fields Jr. is wholesale 
representative for Stratford Furniture in 
Virginia Beach. 


Edward and Nancy Wilson write: 
"Thank you for your very excellent 
publication of the newsletter from Elon. 
We look forward to receiving, reviewing 
and reading this. We hope to have our 
daughter, Suzanne, added to your list come 
this spring. I thought you might be in- 
terested to know of our whereabouts and 
doings. 1 have been included in The Third 
Edition of Who'i Who in Religion— Marquis 

From Medieval to Modern: 
History and Music Combine in 
John Marshall Carter 

Do the Bayeux Tapestry and the 
Wampus cat have anything in com- 
mon? As a matter of fact, the two 
have a mutual friend, Dr. John 
Marshall Carter, 1971 graduate of 
Elon and currently a professor of 
history at East Carolina University. 

Carter is the editor of The Bay- 
ettx Tapestry as a Social Document, 
Selected Readings. The tapestry is 
housed in Bayeux, Normandy, and 
dates back to the 1070s. It contains 
more than fifty-eight different 
scenes and has served as a unique 
source of information about life in 
medieval times. Since history of the 
Vliddle Ages is his specialty, it's 
easy to see why Carter is interested 
in this tapestry. 

The Wampus cat, on the other 
hand, is a legendary creature of the 
Dan River. "His very fictitious ex- 
istence conjures up a longing for 
the days of yesteryear," writes 
Carter. Perhaps it was this senti- 
ment which led Carter to choose 
the name Wampus Cats for his 
Eden, N.C, -based band. 

For years, Carter dreamed of 

combining his songs, his musical 
friends and the record business. 
1985 saw that dream come to pass. 
"The Ballad of Leaksville, Spray 
and Draper" is a poem written by 
Carter and published in a book of 
poetry, Wampus Cats and Dan Ri- 
ver Rimes. How it is also a 45 RPM 
record performed by the Wampus 
Cats band. 

Carter and his friend Ron Mar- 
tin had been hoping to cut a re- 
cord since 1971. "Finally we lured 
some of our musician friends from 
the sixties out of semi-retirement 
and rendezvoused with them on 
March 1, 1985," he writes. The re- 
sult was not only the creation of a 
band and a record, but also per- 
formance engagements and inter- 
national exposure in British, Ger- 
man and Latin American news- 
papers, according to Carter. 

What's ahead for Carter and the 
Wampus Cats? 1986 promises a re- 
cording date for an album of ten 
original songs by Carter and Mar- 
tin. What about a ballad on 
Bayeux, Dr. Carter? 

edition, will be a contributor to the 1988 
Abingdon's Minister's Annual and have 
been elected to attend the 198th General 
Assembly of the Presbyterian Church 
(USA) meeting in Minneapolis in June. 
Nancy is an office manager for Harold P. 
Hope, M.D, in Charlotte, N.C. Thank you 
again for your good work." 


Pat Branche is director of activities for 
the Suffolk Christian Church and 
kindergarten teacher for Suffolk Day 

Richard A. von Doenhoff is a Navy 
records specialist at National Archives in 
Washington, D.C. He is author of Observa- 
tions oj the Rusio-Japanese War and Versatile 
Guardian; senior offshore racing coach and 

race committee chairman at U.S. Naval 
Academy Sailing Squadron; and benefactor 
to the University of Virginia Naval 
R.O.T.C. Sail Training Program. 


Amy Harman, associate professor of 
biology at Frostburg State College, 
Frostburg, Md., recently presented a paper 
at the Entomological Society of America 
meeting, Hollywood, Fla. 


Bobby Crawford is a high school math 
teacher in the Burlington City Schools, 
Burlington, N.C. 


Bobby L. Brigman and Kathy Stallings 
Honeycutt were married Nov. 15 in Con- 
cord, N.C. 

Brenda Kaarcn Brown is an accountant- 
supervisor with Roche Biomedical 
Laboratories, Burlington, N.C, 
Hal Williams, and wife. Mary Chris, 40 
Cameron Glen Dr., Atlanta, Ga., an- 
nounce the birth of a son, James Burke, 
on December 14. 


Phyllis Register Wells is secretary/ 
treasurer for Cabbage Key, Inc. in 
Bokeelia, Fla. 


Edward Deane McGinnis is pastor of 
Riverside Baptist Church in Elizabeth City, 
N.C. He IS married to the former Donna 
McCoy of Eliiabeth City- 

In celebration of American Education 
month, the Richmond County Unit of the 
North Carolina Association of Educatots 
spotlighted teachers from the local schools. 
Mabel Meacham, third grade teacher at 
L.J- Bell Primary School in Rockingham, 
was selected to participate. Teachers, 
selected by the individual schools, were 
asked to submit a written statement about 
their educational views and beliefs. 


Ed Conner received his master of science 
degree from Virginia Commonwealth 
LIniversity in August and is employed by 
the Virginia Department for the Visually 
Handicapped as a rehabilitation counse- 
lor/job placement specialist. After pur- 
chasing a house in the Chesapeake Beach 
area of Virginia Beach, he discovered he 
was living next door to Jim and Prudy 
Ramsey, Elon alumni. 
Darryl Jennus, while at Island Beach 
State Park, N.]., this past July, heard a cry 
for help from a person floundering in the 
surf. He proceeded to dive into the ocean 
and pulled the man to safety, In recogni- 
tion of this unselfish action, the "Act of 
Heroism Award" was presented to Darryl 
by the commissioner of the New Jersey 
Department of Environmental Protection 
for both the governor and the department. 
He received two separate awards on 
December 1 1 acknowledging this deed- 
William Dewey Owen Jr. and wife.Gail, 
Rt, I, Box 165, Buffalo Junction, Va., an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Carla 
Elizabeth, on Oct, 29. 
Lawrence Sage is executive director of 
the Northside Community Development 
Council, Brooklyn, N.Y, Also, he is on the 
staff with Circle in the Square Theatre and 
Stonewall Repertory Company in New 
York City. 

Don Tarkenton is employed by Interstate 
Securities in Sanford, N.C. Tarkenton is 
vice president of the Silet City Chamber of 
Commerce, chairman of the Siler City In- 
dustrial Recruitment Team, an officer in 
the Rotary Club, a Mason and a member 
of the Moose Club. 


Joan Leo Lee is a real estate salesman for 
McEvearney Associates in Alexandria, Va. 
Margaret Hubbard Roberts is a horse 
trainer for BelAire Farms, Shelbyville. 

Linda Hundley Smith and husband, 
Robert, 4012 Scotfield Dr., Chesapeake, 
Va.. announce the birth of a daughter, 
Erin McKay, on Nov, 7. 
Robert Thaxton is general manager for 
Scagcr Waterproofing Company in 
Greensboro, N.C. 

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Charles "Chuck" Ball is district sales 
manager wjih W.H. Rorer, inc. in Severna 

Park, Md. W.H. Rorer is a pharmaceutical 

companv in the Washington, D.C, area. 

David O. Cansler is financial aid director 

of Dorothea B. Lane Schools in Newark, 


Dean McBraver is vice president in 

charge of consumer lending at Gate City 

Federal Savings and Loan, Jamestown, 


David Newsom and wife, Janice, 1401 

Red Sail, Greensboro, N.C., announce the 

birth of a son, Matthew David, on Dec. 7. 

Jim Poole is president and owner of 

Telephone Answering Service of 

Greensboro, Inc, with a branch office in 


Kathv Utz, clinician for the labor and 

delivery unit at Moses Cone Hospital, is 

enrolled in the graduate degree program at 



Deborah Wright Chilton and husband, 
Clinton, Route 1, Box 104, Pilot Moun- 
tain, N-C, announce the birth of a 
daughter, Meredith Fran, on Nov. 7. Thev 
also have a son, Eric, age 10, and a 
daughter, Stephanie, age four. 
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Mattingly, Box 
1371, Woodiake Pike. Stamping Ground, 
K\., announce the birth of a son, John 
Lincoln, on Aug. 9. They have a daughter, 
Mona Marylou, age three. 


Larrv Anderson and wife, Millie, 1847 
Skyland Glen Dr., Snellville, Ga., an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Timothy, on 
Nov. 15- They also have a daughter, Katie, 
age two. Larry is manager of credit and 
collections for General Electric Supply 
Company in Atlanta. 

Connie Morris Blue recently was award- 
ed first place m the third annual Associa- 
tion of Junior Leagues, Inc. (ASL) Photo 
Contest. The contest was open to all 
Junior Leagues in the U.S., Canada. Mex- 
ico and England. Connie serves as a 
member and photographer of the Junior 
League of Fayetteville, serves as 
photographer for various community 
organizations, and operates her own 
photography business. She and her hus- 
band, John ("Rick"), who is a family prac- 
tice physician in Fayetteville, have three 
children: Christopher, age seven, Jennifer, 
age six, and Glenn Tyler, age two. 
Andy Lightboume is director of 
academic computing at the University of 
South Alabama, Mobile, Ala, 
Marilyn Ruth Newton is linance office 
assistant for Jaars in Waxhaw, N.C, 
Thomas O'Berry is a manufacturing 
representative for Professional Sales 
Associates, Inc, His territory covers South 
Carolina, Georgia. Alabama and East Ten- 
nessee. He is married to the former Colleen 
Coulter and they have two sons, Patrick, 
age two. and Collin, age six months. 
Maurice Peele Jr. recently moved his 
family to Hope Mills, N.C, where he is 
employed with the Cumberland County 
School System. He recently received a 
master's degree from East Carolina Univer- 
sity in administration and supervision. His 
other activities include teaching piano and 
serving as organist/choirmaster in a local 

Vicky Lou Terry and Dale Alan 
McDaniel were married Nov. 23 in Laurin- 
burg, N.C. 


Teri Kaley Draft and husband, David, 
4581 Chatwood Dr.. Stow, Ohio, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Brittany 
Alice, on Nov. 16. 

Tim Cox: 
Triple Major 

By Meredith Lee '86 

Put a hole punch, hammer, a 
scallop tool and tanned leather in 
the hands of Elon graduate Tim 
Cox 76 and in almost no time at 
all, he has created a belt. "From 
cow to belt," said Cox. "All it 
needs is a man." 

Cox graduated from Elon with a 
triple major in business ad- 
ministration, accounting and 
economics. They're the skills he 
employs during the day as store 
manager of Ramseur Building 
Supply, a family business. 

At night Cox operates Leather 
and Brass, Inc. from the basement 
of his home. His six-employee 
operation produces North 
Carolina hand-made leather 
products— from pocketbooks, 
cigarette pack holders and belts to 
caps, vests and women's bikinis. 
He sells his leather products at 
fairs and to wholesalers. He 
averages about 15 shows a year 
himself. He enjoys working with 
leather products. "I Just picked it 
up when I was in college," he said. 
"It's something you get into and 
keep growin' I reckon." He takes 
pride in the fact that he does all 
the leather working by hand. 
"^X'}len you get through, you can 
see what you've done," he 
said. Cox's triple major fits into 
the leather business as well. He 
has calculated production 

very systematically. "You have to 
base your price on optimum pro- 
duction. With an inch and three- 
quarters (width of leather), I've 
figured we should be able to make 
four belts per man per hour. If I 
have three people working for five 
hours, we should be able to pro- 
duce 60 inch-and three-quarter 
belts," he said. 

The talent and business skills 
make a powerful combination. At 
a show in the fall, Cox figured he 
should take about 45 dozen belts. 
He came home with only three 
dozen. Between the handsome 
leather work and the careful 
business management. Cox has 
created a successful world that he 

Jeanne Hynes Gleeson and husband, 
Peter, I Pinto Court, Rockville, Md., an- 
nounce the birth of twin daughters, Kristin 
Nora and Kelly Jeanne, on Nov. 22. 
Terry Lee was elected 1986 president of 
the Dismal Swamp Golf Association in 
Cypress, Va. 

Joseph B. McDonald is president of 
Regional Insurance Service, Inc. in San- 
ford, N.C. 

Timothy Maurakis and wife. JoAnn. 139 
Kenilworth Avenue, Danville, Va., an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter. Catherine 
Ann, on Oct. 1 1, 


David Addy, and wife, Donna. 127 Shire 
Dr., Sewell, N.J.. announce the birth of a 
daughter, Kaitlyn Marie, on Dec. 15. 
Peter Wayne Bartlett is a sales manager 
for Olympic School Plan in Jacksonville, 

Fred F. Caudle Jr. is associated with 
Remax of Buckhead Realtors, Atlanta, Ga. 
He specializes in commercial and invest- 
ment properties but would welcome the op- 
portunity to help incoming Elon graduates 
find their new Atlanta home! 
Aiah A. Gbakiraa was awarded two 
research grants in 1985, He received 

$150,000 from Science Advisors Programme 
of USAID for three years, and 85,000 
Canadian dollars from IDRC in Canada 
for two years. The Gbakimas announce the 
birth of a son. Tamba Hakawa. on Sept. 

Joseph Allen Harrison is now terminal 
manager of Roadway Express, Inc. in 
Chesapeake, Va. 

Stephen Z. Hearne, assistant professor of 
religion at North Greenville College, has 
been recognized in the 1985 edition of the 
Marquis Who's Who in Religion. Hearne is 
married to the former Mary Jaundrilt of 
Bridgeport, Conn. They have two children, 
Stephen and David, North Greenville Col- 
lege is a South Carolina Baptist Conven- 
tion college located in Tigerville. 18 miles 
north of Greenville, S.C. 
Steven and Dorothy Greene Inge, 712 
Ellen Drive, Gibsonville. N.C, announce 
the birth of a daughter, Megan Deanna, 
on April 8, 

Bonnie J. Marshall was recently named 
vice president of Salem Trust Bank, a 
private banking concern in Winston-Salem, 
N.C. Prior to this appointment, she was an 
investment broker. She holds the certified 

financial planner designation and teaches 
personal finance courses at UNC-G as a 
part-time instructor. 

JoAnn McPherson Maurakis and hus- 
band, Timothy, 139 Kenilworth Avenue. 
Danville, Va., announce the birth of a 
daughter, Cathetine Ann. on Oct. 11. 
Warren Miller and wife, LuAnn. 500 
Faot Street, N.W., Valdesc. N.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Joshua Chase, 
on Feb. 8. 

Billie Gail Snow and James A. Ciano III 
were married Nov. 9 in Freehold, N.]. 
Randy Worsham recently completed 
graduate level studies in social science at 
the John F- Kennedy Special Warfare 
Center, Ft. Bragg. N.C, following par- 
ticipation in joint exercises in Canada. 


Jeter Gregg Benbow and husband, John, 
3701 Sidley Court. Chesapeake. Va., an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Patrick Clinton, 
on Dec. 16. 

Deborah Morrow Bowes and husband, 
Charles, Rt. 4. Box 333-H. Roxboro, N.C, 
announce the birth of a son, Adam 
Richard, on Nov. 30. 
Carolyn Edwards Carter is a substance 
abuse counselor for Rockingham County 
Mental Health. Reidsvitle, N.C. 
Patti Tarrant Duke is a legal secretary 
for Harlow &. Stark, P. A., Research 
Triangle Park, N.C. 
Leslie Tucker and Ted Gayk, 5 
Beechwood Drive. Grafton. Va., announce 
the birth of a daughter, Emmaline Holland 
(Holly), on Nov. 18. 
David H. MacMillan and Inga A. 
Huckenpoehler were married Nov. 2 at the 
Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Md, 
David IS a real estate appraiser and they 
are living in Norfolk, Va, 
Suzanne Hunter Messtck is secretary to 
the president of W.W. Pulley Company in 
Greensboro, N.C 

Peggy J' Scott received her certificate of 
advanced study in administration and 
supervision from Old Dominion University. 
She IS working at Indian River High 
School in Chesapeake in rhe business 
education department and as adjunct pro- 
fessor at Tidewater Community College in 
the word processing department. 


Douglas W. and Janice Summers Brad- 
burn, 5J06 Cornfield Lane. Elon College, 
N.C, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Karen Michelle, on Dec. 3. 
Don Culclough is corporate controller for 
Globe Communications. Durham. N.C 
Kelly Harris is a dentist in Asheboro, 

Bob Henritze is a commercial real estate 
representative for Metroplex Properties in 
Norcross, Ga. 

Bryant Kirkland is a sales representative 
with Surgider Corp., selling intraocular 
lenses for cataract surgery. His territory is 
Virginia. His wife, Harriet '78, is a sales 
representative for Dominion Medical Supp- 
ly Company, selling chemistry and 
hematology analyzers. They live in Rich- 
mond with their three children. Rebecca, 
age seven, Bryant, age five, and Joshua, age 

Donna Magnano is an EMT with 
Cromwell Volunteer Ambulance, part-time 
autopsy assistant and telecommunications 
person, and Tech II at American Red 
Cross Greater Hartford Chapter. Farm- 
ington. Conn. 

Gwen Crawford Manning teaches at 
Rankin Elementary School in Greensboro. 
She and husband, Timothy, have a son. 
Bryan Timothy, who was born July 7- 
Tim Moore is territory sales representative 
with Gillette Company, Razor Division. 
Tim, his wife. Linda Bartlett '78 and 
daughter, Sarah, live in Gary, N.C. 

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Michael Leon Murphy and Cynthia 
Gayle Duggins were married Dec. 28 in 
Thomasville, N.C. 

Marv Frances Hamill-Tamucci is a 
dentist in the Washington. D.C. area. 
Becky Charlene Tumblin is an account 
executive for Aiitomatic Data Processing 
in Charlotte. N.C. 


John Atkinson, a Navy heutenant. has 
assutned cominand of the U.S. Naval 
Reserve Center, Kingsport, Tenn. 
Barry G. Duff is coaching at Douglas 
Byrd Senior High in Fayetteville, N.C. 
Marcus Edwards is vice president in 
charge ot marketing and sales for Com- 
pulabs, Inc., Burlington, N.C. 
Meri Ford Lightbourne is band direc- 
tor at McGill-Toolen Catholic High 
School m Mobile, Ala. 
Edward Alan Roberson has been pro- 
moted to regional director with Domino's 
Pi::a, Inc. His area will include Colorado, 
Wyoming, Nebraska, Utah, New Mexico 
and Western Texas. His and his wife, 
Cyndie, will make their home in Boulder, 

Richard M. Scearce is research analyst 
in the department of medicine ai Duke 
University Medical Center- 


Timothy Michael Bartolomeo and 

Anne Carter Yeaget were married Dec. 7 
m Charlotte, N.C. 

Jill Ann Bennett and Shawn McGlin- 
chey were married Oct. 19 in Stone 
Church, Pa. 

David Byrd is a police officer for the 
Greensboro Police Department. 
Greensboro. N.C. 

Dave L. Clark has been selected for the 
inclusion in the 1985 edition of Outitand- 
mg Young Men m America. The Outstand- 
ing Young Men of America program 
recognizes the achievements and abilities 
of men between the ages of 21 and 36. 
These men are bem^ honored for their 
outstanding civic and professional con- 
tribution to their communities, their 
states and their nation, 
Angie Lintz Duff is teaching third grade 
in Fayettevilie. N.C. 
Diana Taylor Gwyn is employed by 
N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles in 
Mount Airy. N.C, 
Tina Martin Hannasch is an 
ultrasonographer for Atlanta Gynecology 
and Obstetrics in Decatur, Ga. 
Harris Lee Johnson Jr. and Kelli Ann 
Smith were married Nov. 9 in 
Greensboro, N.C, 

Melody Ann Lankford and Bobby 
Bradshaw Worrell Jr. '82 were married 
Dec. 22 in Franklin, Va, 
Rick Riggsbee Jr. is a sales represent- 
ative for Carolina Distributing Company 
in Durham. N.C. 


Gary Allred is a CPA for Controller Air 
Conditioning Corp. in Greensboro, N.C. 
William F. Carr III is working as a 
merchandising manager for the Durham 
Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 
Michael W. Chavis is with the North 
Carolina Highway Patrol in Elizabeth Ci- 
ty, Chavis has been a trooper for two 

Lynnettc Hope Cogle is a secretary for 
The Virginia League of Savings Institution 
in Richmond. Va, 

Diane Dewhirst writes: "I am now 
teaching kindergarten for the Department 
of Defense Dependents School System in 
Mannheim. West Germany. 1 completed 
my master's degree in early childhood 
education from East Carolina University, 

Dr. Mike Man, chairman of the business department, accepts the Massey 
Scholarship from David '83 and William Massey. 

Business Scholarship Honors 
William Raymond Massey 

William H. (Bill) Massey and 
David Massey '83 have established 
a business scholarship in memory 
of their grandfather, William Ray- 
mond Massey. The scholarship 
will be awarded annually to a ris- 
ing junior who has declared 
business administration as his ma- 
jor. Preference will be given to an 
Alamance County resident. 

At Elon David Massey was a 
business major and a member of 
Epsiion Beta Epsilon, the business 
honor societ>'. "Ever since I left 
Elon, I have wanted to give some- 
thing back to the college," David 
said. "This scholarship is the most 
exciting thing I've ever done." He 
added that he hopes other people 
will remember Elon by establishing 
scholarships or making donations 
CO the Massey Scholarship "so the 
fund can keep growing in service to 
students at Elon." 

According to David, the endow- 
ment of this scholarship is in 
keeping with William Massey's in- 
terest in education, "He was a 
very generous man and often 
helped students obtain a college 
education by being their benefac- 
tor." he said. 

Massey came to Burlington in 
1928 and began City Ice Services 
and Burlington Truckers. He was 
later one of the organizers of 
Carolina Casualty Insurance Com- 
pany and owned Peoples Insurance 
Company in Burlington. He died 
in 1981. 

Bill and David Massey also 
share their grandfather's interest 
in the insurance business. They 
are currently president and vice 
president, respectively, of James L. 
Massey. Inc., a realty and in- 
surance agency in Burlington. 

then applied for an overseas teaching posi- 
tion. I have been in Germany since 
August I. It's exciting to be living in 
Europe and the traveling is fabulous. I 
think of Elon often— a special hello to the 
Education Department." 
Tim Eanes is a profit sharing analyst for 
Booke &L Company in Winston-Salem, 

Karen M. Isaacson and John Schwab 
'85 were married Aug. 24 in Elmira, N.Y. 
Randy Jarrett has joined The Datiy 
Times-News staff after having worked in 
advertising with the Greeniboro Neu/s and 
Record organization, 

Becky Kirabreli is sports editor of the 
Hiifon Head News, Hilton Head Island. 
S.C, Prior to going to work at Hilton 
Head, she had been a staff reporter for 
the tons Sentinel, Loris, S.C, 
David V. Mantiply and Trcnacc 
Newman were married June 30. 
Mary Elizabeth Moore and Clifton 
Clark Mooney were married Dec. 7 in 
Rcidsville, N.C, 

Barbara B. Stokes is a flight attendant 
for Piedmont Airlines and is based in 

David A. Vaughan and Hope Madeline 
King were married Dec, 28 in Wilm- 
ington, Del, 

Ken Whitley is group manager for the 
Carnation Company in Memphis, Tenn. 
Bob Williams is a marketing/indirect 
lender for Old Stone Savings and Loan in 
High Point. N.C. 


Vicky Annette Adams and Otis T. Cole- 
man Jr. were married Nov. 17 in Eden, t'i.C, 
Sharon Douglas Austin and husband, 
Philip, 511 E. Geer St,, Durham, N.C. 
announce the birthofa daughter, Cameron 
Bayli, on Dec. II. Sharon is assigned to 
special procedures at Duke Hospital, 
J. Dennis Bailey received his ].D. degree 
from Wake Forest University School of 
Law in May. He passed the North 
Carolina bar examination in July and is 
employed as a law clerk for U.S. District 

Court Judge Frank W, Bullock Jr. in 

William Blanchard and wife, Angic, 
292Q S, Mam Street, Graham. N.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Joseph William, 
on Dec. 14, 

Judy M. Craft is an examiner for the Of- 
fice of Commissioner of Banks for the Slate 
of North Carolina. Her job involves exam- 
ining the records of state-chartered banks 
throughout N.C She resides in Raleigh, 
Teresa Farrish is a flight attendant for 
Trans World Airlines, currently based at 
Jamaica, New York. 

Jacqueline Gregory was married to Scott 
Churchill of Osage Beach, Mo. at Walt 
Disney World in Orlando, Fla., Oct, 26, 
Vickie Roupe Gray and husband, Jeff, 
603-A Hibbard Dr„ Chapel Hill, N.C, 
announce the birth of a son. Andrew 
Clayton, on Feb. 18, Vickie has been a 
secretary in the psychology department at 
UNC for five years. Jeff finishes law 
school in May and will then be employed 
by a law firm in Greenville, S,C, 
Philip Duane Herndon and Karen 
Michelle Pridgen were married Nov, 10 in 
Duke University Chapel. 
Hampton Hite was recently promoted to 
the rank of captain in the U.S. Army, 
Hampton and his wife, Becky, and 
daughter, Amanda, have just completed a 
three-year tour in Germany. Capt, Hite's 
next assignment is the Officer Advanced 
Course. Ft. Sill. Okla. 
Cindy Miller King is an order and in- 
voice processing manager for LaLoren. 
Inc.. in Brockton. Mass, 
Mark "Teddy" Nisbet, a sales represen- 
tative for Roche Biomedical Labs in 
Mississippi, won the President's Award for 
outstanding sales achievement in the 
health service field for 1985. 
Wayne Mizelt is employed by General 
Motors in Dallas, Tx. 
Kim Oakley and Daniel Crafft:on 
Vaughan were married Nov, 2 in Burl- 
ington, N.C. Kim is employed by Golden 
State Foods administrative offices in 

Emily Katherine Perry was selected 
Creedmoor Elementary's "Teacher of the 
Year" for 1985. She was also elected to 
the superintendent's council for Granville 
County Schools. 

Nathan Pulkingham is a second-year 
mcd student at East Carolina School of 

Kevin Robinson has been promoted to 
operations manager for Deposit Services 
with Wachovia Bank in Winston-Salem. 
Kevin IS enrolled in the MBA program at 

Dawn Burgess Rudolph is employed by 
Peninsula Anglican Boys' School. Sydney, 
Australia, as the Headmaster's secretary. 
Katherine Cole Rushin is a legal 
secretary for a law firm in Bloomfield 
Hills, Mich. 

William M. Womble has been selected 
for inclusion in the 1985 edition of 
Outstanding Young Men m America- The 
Outstanding Young Men of America pro- 
gram recognizes the achievements and 
abilities of men between the ages of 21 
and 36, These men are being honored for 
their outstanding civic and professional 
contribution to their communities, their 
states and their nation. 
Beverly M. Wood is working for 
Deloitte Haskins &. Sells as an auditng 

Bobby Bradshaw Worrell Jr. and 
Melody Ann Lankford '80 were mar- 
ried Dec. 22 in Franklin, Va. 


Kim Michelle Aaron and Keith 

Thomas Cardwcl! were married Nov. 30 
in Greensboro, N.C. Kim is employed by 
Dillard Paper Company in Greensboro. 

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March, 1986 

Michael Duain Apple and Linda 
Strader Cobb "88 were married Dec- 21 
in Burlington, N.C. 

Jeannie Elizabeth Collier and Martv 
Bryson Frye were married Dec, 7 in 
Greensboro. N.C. 

Tamara J- Cook is a scheduling associate 
for the federal systems division at AT&T, 
Guilford Center. 

Talphiline Crank and Darrell Joel Haire 
were married Dec. 21 in Goldsboro. N.C. 
Tim Daly is a sales associate for Color 
Tile in Montgomery, Ala. 
Dueward Rivers Edwards Jr. and Tina 
Diane Cagle were married Nov. 16 in 
Timberlake, N.C. 

Angela Rakes Evans and husband, 
Greg, 3945 ■ 700 Sailboat Landing, 
Virginia Beach, Va., announce the birch 
of a son, Joshua Weldon, on June 1. 
Angie teaches English at Lynnhaven 
Junior High School, Virginia Beach. 
David Gandy is stationed at Camp Le- 
jeune and has been promoted to first 
lieutenant (Marines) during his deploy- 
ment to the Mediterranean Sea. 
Dee Norris Harrison is teaching third 
grade at Eastern Elementary School in 
Greenville, N.C. 

Scott Howell and Susan Neth were mar- 
ried Aug- 10. Scott IS employed as a staff 
accountant with Island Enterprises, Inc., 
Charleston and Kiawah Island, S.C, 
Paula Medlin Hutchinson is recep- 
tionist for Coe Insurance Agency, Boone, 

Cal Jordan is mortgage loan officer for 
Orange Federal Savings &. Loan in 
Chapel Hill. N.C. 

Clay Lester and wife, Langley Hin- 
chee Lester '84 are now living in 
Raleigh, N.C. ' 

Cecil T. Lewis III was promoted to first 
lieutenant in November. He is working as 
a platoon leader for Charlie Company, 
5th Bn,— 327th in Ft. Richardson, Ark. 
He and his wife, Susan, announce the 
birth of a daughter. Aaron Elizabeth, on 

F.W. Lewis is director of guidance at 
Tidewater Academy in Wakefield, Va. He 
is responsible for guidance in grades 8-12. 
teaches two computer science classes, and 
coaches varsity soccer and junior varsity 

Rusty Miller is a ranch manager for Ha- 
cienda Las Cacas in Webster, Fla. 
Chris Phelps and Rebecca Lynne Howe 
were married Dec. 15. Chris is working 
on his master of divinity degree in 
religious education at Southeastern Baptist 
Theological Seminary. He is also minister 
of youth at Yates Baptist Church, 
Durham, N.C. 

Judith S. Rodgers is part-time instructor 
in drama and watercolor at Surry Com- 
munity College. She has opened a new 
business, "Special Occasions," which 
specializes in gift baskets. 
Harvey Smith has joined the Virginia 
Department of State Police and will be in 
school and training for about six months. 
Kathy Spelman is an assistant senior 
counselor for Gonzaga College High 
School in D.C. 

John Albert Wieland Jr. and Angela 
Carotene Thomas were married Nov. 16 
m Pittsboro, 


Michael Ford Brooks and Joyce Marie 
Boyles were married Dec. 7. 
Robbie Byrd is an assistant director of 
finance at Interstate General Corp in St. 
Charles, Md. Her husband, Tim '84, is a 
staff accountant for Braunstien &. Co, 
Timothy Ray Clayton is enrolled at 
UNC-Chapel Hill on a William Neal 
Reynolds Fellowship in the business ad- 
ministration doctoral program. 
Susan Overby Davidson is manager of 

Danieleys Host Alums at ECU 
Grad School 

It was "Elon night" in Green- 
ville, N.C, on Wednesday, Jan- 
uary 22, when a group of Elon 
alumni who now study at the East 
Carolina University graduate 
school gathered for a dinner hosted 
by Dr. and Mrs. J. Earl Danieley. 
A total of eleven alumni, many of 
whom attend the School of Medi- 
cine at E.C.U., were in attendance. 

While in Greenville, the 
Danieleys also visited with Pro- 
fessor Waitus W. Howell '36 and 
his wife, the former Sue Craft. 
They were both members of the 
faculty at Elon in the early i940's 
and are retired and living in 
Greenville. Mrs. Howeil, at age 83, 
still serves as a substitute teacher 
in the local high school. Dr. 
Danieley was at E.C.U. to attend 
a meeting of the statewide 

Task Force on Teacher Prepara- 
tion, and he invited the sizable 
group of Eton alumni who are 
pursuing graduate studies in 
medicine and related fields to dine 
with him and Mrs. Danieley. 

Elon College alumni enrolled in 
graduate studies at E.C.U. include: 
David Osborne '81, Mark Kemp 
'84, Nish Bynum Jackson '81, 
Chuck Mills '81, Bob James '82. 
Sharon Foster '84, Dr. Gregg 
Sigmon '72, Jerry Hooker '84, 
Gene Botwright '85, Emmett 
Montgomery '83, and Nathan 
Pulkingham '82, Others dining 
with the Danieleys were Cindy 
Horner Osborne '81, Hope 
Newman Kemp '86, Karen James, 
Dr. Evelyn McNeil '51, and David 
'81 and Hope Vaughn. 

Shoney's in Burlington, N.C, and hus- 
band, William, is employed in planning 
and schedulmg by Kayser-Roth in 

Brent Ellis is a personal banker for 
Wachovia Bank, Asheboro, N.C. 
Elizabeth Anne Graham and Timothy 
Lee Collier were married Oct, 20 in Eden- 
ton, N.C- 

Cindy Kerr Jordan is a savings and 
loan teller and loan processor for Security 
Federal Savings &. Loan in Chapel Hill. 

Langley Hinchee Lester and husband. 
Clay, are now living in Raleigh, N.C. 
Ken Lipstein has been working for the 
past year with the Philadelphia Depository 
Trust Company and Stock Exchange. 
Carolyn Drake Martin and husband, 
Don, 3644 Old Lexington Road, Winston- 
Salem, N.C, announce the birth of a son, 
Zachary Scott, on Dec. 9. Carolyn is 
manager of Computer &i. Software Outlet 
in Winston-Salem. 

Michael E. Martin is collection coor- 
dinator with General Electric Credit Cor- 
poration's Manufactured Housing Finance 
Division in Charlotte, 
Raoul Rushin is national development 
director for American Speedy Printing 

Centers, Inc. in Rochester Hills, Mich. 
Richard Strickland is product planner 
for IBM, Research Triangle, N.C. 
Rita Knight Swinson is computer 
operator and office manager for A.L. 
Williams. Eden. N.C. 
Huel "Trey" Walton is a claims 
representative for State Farm Insurance in 
Kinston. N.C. 

Susan Marie Wilson and Douglas 
Glenn Vincent were married Dec. 21 in 
Bellemont, N.C 

Linda Denise Yeaman and Douglas 
MacFarland Jermyn were married Oct. 19, 
Craig York has reopened York's 
Photography Studio, his family's studio. 
after his father's retirement in 1985. The 
studio is located in Whicsett, 


Jonathan L. Apple is an accountant 

with McGladrey, Hendrickson 6t Pullen, 

CPAs in Greensboro, 

Jean Margaret Blom has completed her 

first semester as a medical student at 

UNC-Chapel Hill, 

Michael Conger i^ management program 

trainee for Goodyear Tire &. Rubber 

Company, Port Jefferson, N,Y. 

Jim Conlon and Tracy Pope were mar- 
ried Aug, 31 at Wintergreen, Va. They 
will reside in McLean, Va, Jim is 
employed with AT&tT National Federal 
Marketing as a national account 

Beth Michelle Durham and William 

Timothy Teachey 111 were married Nov. 
30 in Elon College. 

Johnny High is a building contractor in 
Rocky Mount, N.C. His company is nam- 
ed Highland Company. 
Teresa Rice Hudson is an accounts 
receivable clerk for McLeod Oil Com- 
pany. Inc. in Mebane, N.C. 
Mary Elizabeth Kelly is office 
manager/CPR coordinator for American 
Heart Association in Greensboro. N.C, 
Steve Mottola is inner city developer for 
Quaker Hill Properties in Wilmington, 

John Schwab and Karen M, Isaacson 
'81 were married Aug, 24 in Elmira, N.Y. 
Heidi Steeber is employed by Eye 
Surgeons of Richmond, Inc., Richmond, 

Thea Lynne Stewart is employed by 
Northern Telecom, Inc., Resfarch 
Triangle Park, as a programmer/systems 
analyst. She is responsible for providing 
computer network software supfx>rt solu- 
tions in-house and in the districts, regions 
and satellite locations, as well as im- 
plementing new software releases. 
Mark T. Terrell is a first-year law stu- 
dent at North Carolina Central Universi- 
tv School of Law. 

Daniel Thompson and wife, Angel, 320 
Shoreditch Dr., Columbia, S.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Jacob Brewer, 
on Jan, 14, 

In Memoriam 


Mabel Wright Home, 1010 
Edgewood Ave.. Burlington, N.C, died 
Nov, 22, 


John U. Kennedy, 409 Brookwood 
Dr.. Asheboro, N.C. died June 1984. 


Donald G. Auman, Route 3, Box 

390, Hillsborough, N.C., died recently. 


Mae Phillips Thornton, 879 Rodney 

Dr., Nashville, Tenn.. died Feb. 13. 


Hurley Elmo Whitesell Jr., 515 S. 

Williamson Ave., Elon College, died 
Dec. 5. He was a native of Alamance 
County, a World War 11 veteran and a 
retired employee of the Postal Service. 
He was employed in insurance. 


Leon J. Sartin, 1201 Forest Hill Dr., 
Greensboro, N.C. died Oct. 6. 


Fincher Ray Taylor, 3010 Amherst 
Avenue. Burlington, N.C, died Aug. 


James R. Marshman, 107 Tamaqua 
Street, Audenried, Pa., died July 22. 


Mr. Leland S. McDonald, husband 

of Pearl S, McDonald, died Nov. 26. 
Mrs. McDonald was professor of 
French from 1948-1961. 

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Vol. 48, No. 2 

May 1986 

Edwin Yoder 



Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist 
and North Carolina native Edwin 
M. Yoder Jr. addressed the graduates 
of Elon College at the 96th annual 
commencement exercises held at 
Alumni Memorial Gymnasium at 
10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 18. 
Among the 400 graduates were the 
first students to receive the master 
of business administration degree 
from Elon. 

Yoder, a Greensboro native who 
grew up in Mebane, N.C., is cur- 
rently a syndicated columnist with 
The Washington Post Writers 
Group and a biweekly columnist 
for U.S. Netus and World Report. In 
1979 he received a Pulitzer Prize for 
Editorial Writing. 

For many years Yoder was an 
editor and writer for the GreensboTO 
Daily News. He has also contribu- 
ted to various national journals and 
magazines and is the author of the 
book The Night of the Old South 

Yoder received^ BA degrees from 
the University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill and Oxford University 
where he was a Rhodes Scholar, 
the first recipient of this scholar- 
ship in Alamance County history. 
He has a master's degree and in 
1983 was awarded an honorary 
doctor of humane letters from 
Grinnell College. 

Elon also awarded Yoder an 
honorary doctor of humane letters 
degree at the commencement 

Receiving the honorary degree 
along with Yoder were Kyong Soon 
Han, professor of music at Sang- 
myong Women's University in 
Seoul, South Korea; Lawrence W. 

Edwin M. Yoder ]r. 

lAnson, retired Chief Justice of the 
Virginia Supreme Court and presi- 
dent of the Beazley Foundation; 
and Edward R. Zane, a Greensboro 
attorney and CPA who serves as 
the executive director of the Mar- 
tha and Spencer Love Foundation. 

Ms. Han received undergraduate 
and graduate music degrees from 
Ehwa Women's University and 
Sookmyong Women's University in 
Seoul. Her choral recitals have in- 
cluded performances in Korea as 
well as the United States. In 1981 
she sang with the Harvard-MIT 
Women's Choral Society and served 
as the director of the New England 
Korean Choral Society in Boston, 
Massachusetts. She is the author oi 
numerous publications on music 

Lawrence W I'Anson served as 
Chief Justice of the Virginia 
Supreme Court from 1974 until his 
retirement in 1981. He is a graduate 
of the College of William and Mary 
and the University of Virginia. He 
is a member of the Alpha Chapter 
of Phi Beta Kappa and was admit- 
ted to the Virginia bar in 1931. He 
has been awarded doctoral degrees 


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Back Row: Dr. Fred Young, Dr. ). Earl Daf\tcley, Lawrence W. /'Anson, 
William D. Snider, Edwin Yoder Jr., Emily Preyer and Thad Eure. 
Front Row; Kyong Soon Han, Dr. Ralph T. Mirsc and Edward R. Zane 

from William and Mary and the 
Dickinson School of Law. He is 
currently president of the Beazley 
Foundation, which has been a sus- 
taining force for Frederick College, 
Frederick Military Academy and 
the Eastern Virginia Medical 
School. The Foundation has con- 
tributed substantially to several col- 
leges in Virginia and North 
Carolina, including Elon. 

Edward R. Zane served as an 
auditor and tax counsel for Burl- 
ington Industries for many years 
before being named chairman of the 
Executive and Financial Commit- 
tees of the Board of Directors, a 
position he held until 1968. He cur- 
rently serves on the Board of Direc- 
tors of Wachovia Bank and Trust 
Company and as a trustee for the 
L. Richardson Memorial Hospital 
in Greensboro, the Boy's Home of 
North Carolina, and the A&iT 
University Foundation in addition 
to the Martha and Spencer Love 
Foundation. The Love Foundation 
was the recent grantor of a $1 mil- 

lion gift to Elon College. In honor 
of the gift, the business school has 
been named The Martha and 
Spencer Love School of Business. 

Commencement weekend activ- 
ities began on Saturday afternoon 
with the college worship service at 
4 p.m. in the Elon College Com- 
munity Church. The Reverend 
Reuben A. Sheares II, executive 
director of the Office for Church 
Life and Leadership for the United 
Church of Christ, was the guest 

At 5 p.m., graduating seniors, 
their families and friends were the 
guests of the Alumni Association* 
and the faculty at a reception on 
Scott Plaza. Saturday evening at 
7:30 p.m., seniors had their own 
forum when the best writers, 
speakers and musicians of the 
Class of '86 took the stage for 
the first annual Senior Showcase. 
Following graduation on Sunday, 
there was a reception for the 
graduates and their families on 
Scott Plaza. 

Elon Names 
New V'P 

Dr. Warren L. Board, provost of 
Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, 
Michigan, has been named vice 
president for academic and student 
affairs at the college. 

Board succeeds M. Christopher 
White, who is leaving Elon to 
become president of Gardner-Webb 
College in Boiling Springs, N.C. 
Board's appointment is effective 
July I, 1986. 

"Dr. Board was our first choice 
for this extremely important posi- 
tion," said Dr. Fred Young, presi- 
dent of Elon College, in making 
the announcement. "We are for- 
tunate to attract a person of his 
qualifications, background and 
ability who has experience at an in- 
stitution as prestigious as Kalama- 
zoo College." 

Board has been provost at 
Kalamazoo since 1978 and was 
assistant provost prior to that time. 
As chief academic officer, the pro- 
vost has responsibility for the entire 
educational program of the college, 
the faculty, and all instructional 
support services and personnel. 

Under Board's leadership, finan- 
cial resources for faculty develop- 
ment at Kalamazoo were increased 
fivefold, and a number of academic 
programs were initiated or refined, 
including the school's Liberal 
Studies program. He also supervised 
the design and development of 
Kalamazoo's educational computer 
resources and coordinated the col- 
lege's unique career development 
program, which makes foreign study 

and mterships available to all 

Board received his B.A. degree 
from the University of Idaho, M.A. 
from the University of Denver, and 
Ph.D. in Higher Education Admini- 
stration from Syracuse University. 
Prior to to Kalamazoo, he 
was executive assistant to the presi- 
dent of Elmira College in Elmira, 
New York. He is a member of the 
board of directors of the Great 
Lakes Colleges Association and a 
member of the board of regents of 
Eastern Michigan University, the 
first educator from the private sec- 
tor ever appointed to the board of 
a Michigan public university. 

At Elon Board will be responsible 
for all academic and student life 
programs, as well as admissions, 
registration and the library. The 
vice president for academic and stu- 
dent affairs holds the second high- 
est administrative office and acts 
for the president in his absence. 

Board and his wife, Mary Jo, are 
natives of Boise, Idaho. Mrs. Board 
is a trust officer with First America 
Bank Corporation. They are the 
parents of three children. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 

Yes, Allison... 
Elon Has a 
Place For You 

Elon pTesident Fred Young Teccnily received 
the following leaer. Wiih Allison's and 
her parents' permission, it is reprinted for 
all 10 enjoy. 

508 W. Hayes St. 
Ahoskie, hJ.C. 
Elorx College Office 
Burlington, N.C. 

Dear Dr. Fred Young, 

Hi'. My name is Allison 
Hargrove. The band at your school 
came to my school called Ridge- 
croft. My mom Marilyn C. 
Hargrave went to your school and 
my dad Willie E. Hargrave did to. 
I want to know about your college. 
I would like to have a nice girl 
that could write to me and tell me. 
i am JO years old. Would you 
please send me a letter back and 
tell me if it can be worked out. 
Mv parents say you have a 
beautiful college. If you decide to 
please send me her name and ad- 
dress if she lives with somebody 
else. When you send a newspaper 
to our house my parents let me 
look at it. My teacher says I am a 
good student in dividing. I would 
like to know if you would send me 
a picture of Elon College. I might 
go to college at Elon. 

Thank youl 

Yours Truly, 
Allison Hargrave 

I'm a fan of yours. 

Dear Allison, 

Thank you for your nice let- 
ter. It certainly brightened my 
day. I believe your teacher must 
say that you are a good student 
in writing too. 

I have asked a student who 
goes to Elon to write to you, 
but 1 would like to tell you some 
things about Elon as well. 

One of the nicest things about 
Elon is that it is a good size- 
not too big but not too small 
either. It is big enough that you 
can study many different sub- 
jects here and take part in all 
sorts of sports or clubs or other 
activities that you like or want 
to know more about. But Elon 
is not so big that you have to 
be afraid of getting lost, or not 
making friends or not knowing 
your teachers. At Elon your 
teacher might be your friend as 


Another nice thing about 
Elon is that students come here 
from many different places. Your 
friends here might be from 
another state like Virginia or 
Maryland or even Massachu- 
setts—or from another country. 
You might also get to visit 
another country to live and 
study for a while. Many Elon 
students do. 

I am glad that you think you 
might like to go to Elon. You 
sound like the kind oi student 
we like to have — someone who 
asks a lot of questions. We are 
working hard to be sure that 
Elon will be the kind of school 
you will want to attend when 
you are ready for college. People 
like your mom and dad are 
helping us do that. 

Study hard, Allison, and keep 
asking questions. Someday you 
will be giving the answers. 

Approve M.Ed., 
Tuition Increase 

The Elon College Board of Trustees 
approved the 1986-87 budget, au- 
thorized the establishment of a 
second graduate degree at Elon, 
and heard reports on the construc- 
tion and financing of the new fine 
arts center during its annual spring 
meeting, Wednesday, March 5, 1986. 

The $14 million budget approved 
by the board for the 1986-87 aca- 
demic year includes raising tuition 
to $4200. 

"We are simply having to budget 
for the quality that is inherent in 
our programs," said President Fred 
Young in commenting on the new 
tuition level. "Even with this in- 
crease Elon will remain one of the 
least expensive private institutions 
in the state." 

Revenue resulting from the in- 
crease will be used to pay for new 
programs and personnel, to increase 
salaries, and to purchase additional 
educational equipment and resour- 
ces, according to Young. "Part of 
the money will also be used to in- 
crease the financial aid available to 
those for whom the tuition will be 
a hardship," he stated. 

After hearing a presentation from 
the Educational Affairs Committee, 
the board unanimously approved 
the establishment of a master of 
education degree at Elon. 

The board also reviewed the 
status of the fine arts center con- 
struction and heard a report on the 
special campaign to raise the funds 
needed to complete financing for 

the center. As of mid-February, 
one-third of the $1.5 million needed 
had been pledged. A report from 
the Development Committee 
indicated that development income 
over the past year was up 16 per- 
cent to about $3 million. 

In other business, the board 
granted tenure to Dr. James A. 
Moncure, professor of history, and 
approved the following promotions: 

To full professor— Dr. David M. 
Crowe Jr., Dr. Russell B. Gill, Dr. 
William G. Rich and Dr. Frederic 
T Watts. 

To associate professor— Dr. Nancy 
E. Harris. Dr. Robie W. McClellan, 
Dr. Gerardo Rodriguez, and Dr. 
Bruce N. Waller. 

To assistant professor — Betty 
Greene and Susan L. Piepke. 

One new trustee was introduced 
at the meeting, Robert E. LaRose of 
Clifton, Virginia, Mr. LaRose, a 
1966 graduate of Elon, is president 
and chief executive officer of Ad- 
vanced Technology, Inc., a high 
technology consulting firm which 
he founded in 1976. The board also 
elected Paul C. Purdy, a fourth 
generation Elon student and 
member of the Class of 1986. as 
new youth trustee. 

M.Ed. To Be 
Offered in '86 

Elon's new master of education 
degree received overwhelming ap- 
proval from the Southern Associa- 
tion of Colleges and Universities 
following a committee's visit in ear- 
ly May. Courses for the degree will 
be offered for the first time in the 
fall of 1986. 

The M.Ed, will be offered in the 
areas of elementary education, mid- 
dle grades education and physical 
education, according to Dr. Wes 
Brogan. chairman of the depart- 
ment of education and psychology. 
In each area, a minimum of 30 
semester hours will be required 
from a core of required courses and 
a group of electives. The program 
will be offered through evening 
courses during the regular semester 
and in the summer. 

Professor Ken Harper of the 
education and psychology depart- 
ment has been named director of 
graduate admissions. His respon- 
sibilities will include admissions to 
the M.Ed, and M.B.A. programs, 
Basic admissions requirements for 
the M.Ed, include graduation from 
a four-year accredited college and 
teacher certification. Upon comple- 
tion of the M.Ed, course, students 
will receive a graduation certifica- 
tion from the N.C. Department of 
Public Instruction. 





Photo of Meredith Lee '86 by G. Fishel 


Jeff McKenzie '77 and Jack Utz '77 

Their business suits cKt;m to a "T" 8 

Elias J. Shahwan '74 

Alum making aviaiwn hiitoty 9 

Commencement '86 

A pictorial account of the 96fh annual 
commencement e 

Estate Planning 

Parr li Making Your Will 12 

Editor: Oayle Fisliot '78 
Art Director: Susan C. Klopman 
Staff Writer: Carol Ni\ '85 
Photographer: Laura ). Benntii 
Typesetter: Nan Perkins 
Tim McDowell '76 

Director of Communitv Relaiions 
William G. Long 
Director of Alumni & Pan;m 
Stephen Ballard 

Sports infotmarioti Director 
Dr. Jerrv Tollcy 
Director of Corporate &. Annual 
Bob Moscr '86 
Intern in Development 

Shirley Cravvforii 

Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1964-86 
Executive Officers 

President, Zac T Walker III '60; Firsr Vice 
President, Noel L, Alien W; Second Vrcc 
President, Ronald P Butler 75; Immediate 
Past Prejidetit. Saily O'Neill '70-, Executive 
SecretarVi Susie Sanfotd '7'^ 

Alumni Chapter Leaders 

Alamance Couniv. NC, Thonias L. Bass Jr. 
■n-. Greater Atlanta. Ga., & Allen Bush Jr. 
'6fi; Gtearer Charlotte. N.C, Stanley E, 
Butler 73; Forsyth County, N.C, Jack P. 
Lociccto '61; Guilford County, N.C, Ashburn 
L. Kirby '57; Grearer Richmotxd, Va., I .Ja 
M. SheiMs '67; Sanford/Lce County. N.C, 
Donald E. Dollar '70; Suffolk, Va.. Betty Jean 
Crigger 76; Triangle Area, N.C, Timothy M. 
Moore 78; Virginia Beach, Va,. Henry F, Pitt- 
man 72; Greater Washington, D.C, Robert 
H. Pafe '75. 


Bryant M. Colson '80. Irene H. Covington 
'Al, Sigmund S. Davidson '62, James S. Den- 
ton '73, Lester E. Fesmirt '24 . Daniel B, Har- 
rci! Jr. '48, Victor H. Hoffman '61. L. Donald 
Johnson '65, Michael A. Leggett 77. Helen J- 
Lind.'^y '52, Phillip R. Mann '54. John Z. 
McBrayer '38, Nina M. McConncll 70, 
Calvin A. Michaels '54, John P. Paisley Jr. 70. 
Nancy R. Penick '80, Lynn M. Stewart 'SI, C 
Grayson WHitt 79. Ann M. Wilfcins '53, W. 
Woodrow Wilson '38, William C Zint III 79 

The M3ga7ine of Elon (USPS 174-580) is 
published quarterly with an extra issue during 
the fourth quarter. Second class postage paid 
at Elon College. NC 27244. PojtmasKr; 
Send address changes to Elon College Office 
of Deveiopmcnt, Campus Box 2116. Elon 
College. NC 27244-2010. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 


Powell Gift to 
Establish Master 
Artist Series 

Dr. James B. Powell, a member of the 

Board of Trustees and president of 
Roche Biomedical Laboratories in 
Burlington, has established a fund to 
bring famous artists to the campus 
each year for the next several years. 
The series, named in honor of his 
wife, will be known as the Anne 
Ellington Powell Master Artist Series. 
The series will feature performing 
uirtists of national and worl3 renown. 
A variety of activities, including a 
public performance, meeting with 
classes and informal discussions, 
will be included in the yearly series- 
President Fred Young said the 
series will greatly complement the 
new fine arts center now under 
construction and scheduled to open 
in the fall of 1987. 

"I believe that this series will be a 
source of great pride to Dr. and 
Mrs. Powell, their family members, 
and all of us at Elon College," Dr. 
Young said. 

"Commencing in 1987-88, Elon 
College will have one of the finest 
artists in the world on campus each 
year for a public presentation and 
to work with students. This gift 
will enhance the education of 
thousands of young people." 

A native of Elon College, Dr. 
Powell has served on the Elon Col- 
lege Board of Trustees since 1979. 
He received his undergraduate 
degree from Virginia Military In- 

Anne Ellington Powell 

stitute and the M.D. degree from 
Duke University Medical School. 
Dr. Powell founded Biomedical 
Laboratories, Inc., which was ac- 
quired by Hoffman-La Roche, Inc. 
in 1982. 

Mrs. Powell is the daughter of Dr. 
and Mrs. Robert Norwood Ellington 
of Burlington. She is a graduate of 
the University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill with a B.S. degree in 
business administration. She was 
employed by Proctor and Gamble 
as a sales representative prior to her 

Dr. Powell served as chairman of 
the Elon College PRIDE II Cam- 
paign which raised over $8 million 
for the new fine arts center, en- 
dowments, campus improvements 
and operating funds. The Anne Ell- 
ington Powell Master Artist Series 
is a part of his commitment to the 









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Shirley Chisholm Addresses 
Women's Issues in Politics 

"We need the collective talents of 
all mankind for the amelioration of 
the human condition," said Shirley 
Chisholm, sounding not only the 
keynote of her address, but also the 
theme of her life as she spoke to a 
filled auditorium on the Elon cam- 
pus March 19. 

Chisholm's itinerary included din- 
ner with students from the Black 
Cultural Society, the Liberal Arts 
Forum and the Student Union 
Board, the three groups sponsoring 
her visit. She spoke to a range of 
national problems during a press 
conference and later focused 
specifically on women in politics, 
the title of her evening address. 

Calling women the "backbone" 
of American politics, Chisholm 
lauded their long-term service to 
the nation's political parties. "They 
fixed the refreshments, gathered the 
petitions and helped raise the money 
to put men in office," she said, 
dignifying those often unnoticed, 
behind-the-scenes jobs. But women 
are hampered politically, according 
to Chisholm, because they are not 
viewed as serious political candidates 
and thus have trouble raising 
money. "Women are considered 
risky business by our political par- 
ties because when they run, the 
money doesn't come in," she said. 

In sum. women must be consi- 
dered a vital part of our national 
political scene if we are to offer a 
legacy to our children, Chisholm 

reiterated. Healing the wounds of 
poverty and unemployment, con- 
structively working for a future 
for healthy people on a healthy 
planet will take the efforts of all 
men and women. 

Chisholm, 61, served seven terms 
in Congress, representing the I2th 
Congressional District of New York. 
In 1972, she seriously campaigned 
for the Demoncratic Party nomina- 
tion for President, the first Black 
woman to seek that office. She did 
not seek re-election to Congress in 
1982, announcing instead her inten- 
tion to write, teach, lecture and 
travel "to create a new national State 
of mind that demands peace, pro- 
sperity, and equality for all Ameri- 
cans." She now holds the Purington 
Chair at Mount Hotyoke College- 

Service Award 

The Iris Holt McEwen Community 
Service Award has been established 
at the college by three of her 
grandchildren, Mrs. Katherine 
McCrary Johnson of Durham, 
N.C., John Alexander McCrary III 
of Baltimore, Md., and James 
McEwen McCrary of St. Petersburg, 

Beginning in the spring of 1987, 
the McEwen award will be 
presented annually to a student 
"whose selfless service to the college 
and the wider community most 
nearly exemplifies the compassionate 
public spirit and numerous 
humanitarian activities" of Mrs. 
McEwen. The recipient of the 
award will be presented with a 
commemorative medallion as well as 
a cash award to be applied equally 
to the student's tuition and tees 
and a community service organiza- 
tion of his or her choosing. 

"Iris Holt McEwen had an ex- 
traordinary impact on those around 

her and on Elon College, and this 
award is a fitting tribute to her 
memory," said Dr. Fred Young, 
president of the college, in an- 
nouncing the creation of the award. 
"We are grateful to her grand- 
children for continuing her deep 
commitment to Elon and becoming 
the third generation in the McEwen 
family to support the college." 

Iris Holt McEwen was a mem- 
ber of the Elon Board of Trustees 
from 1948 until her death in 1984. 
She and her husband, James H. 
McEwen, also a former trustee of 
the college, were among the col- 
lege's most loyal benefactors. The 
James H. McEwen Memorial Din- 
ing Hall and the Iris Holt McEwen 
Library are both named in recogni- 
tion of the family's generous dona- 
tions. In 1970 Mrs. McEwen was 
awarded an honorary doctoral 

Mrs. McEwen had a long career 
of community service. A trustee 
and former president of the Elon 
Home for Children, she also served 
for many years as chairman of the 
Board of Public Welfare of Ala- 
mance County and was vice presi- 
dent of the local Council of Social 

Agencies. Mrs. McEwen was a 
member of the First Christian 
United Church of Christ and 
founder of the Iris McEwen Sunday 
School Class. She also served on 
church boards and committees at 
the conference and convention level. 
The three donors of the award 

are the children of John and Iris 
McEwen McCrary of Burlington. 
Mrs. McCrary is the daughter of 
Iris Holt and James H. McEwen. 
The donors' uncle, James H. 
McEwen Jr. of New York Cicy, is 
also a trustee of the college. 

Alex McCrary, Katherine McCrary Johnson and James McCrary stand by par- 
trait of their grandmother Iris Holt McEwen. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May. 1986 


Elon Grad 
Named State 
Teacher of Year 

Donna H. Oliver '72. a biology 
teacher at Cummings High School 
in Burlington, has been named 
North Carolina Teacher of the Year 
for 1986-87. 

Oliver has taught in the Burl- 
ington school system for 13 years. 
She received her undergraduate 
degree at Elon and earned a 
master's degree in education from 
the University of North Carolina at 

Oliver was selected for this honor 
over two other finalists from a field 
of regional candidates. The award 
was announced at the April meet- 
ing of the N.C. Board of Education. 
As state teacher of the year, she 
will spend the next school year 
studying, traveling and promoting 
education in North Carolina. She 
will represent the state in the na- 
tional teacher of the year competi- 
tion as well. 

The chairman of the science 
department at Cummings. Oliver 
has previously been honored for 
excellence in teaching. She is a reci- 
pient of the National Science 

Donna Olu-er—'Number one m the classroom world she loves. 

Teachers Association's Excellence 
in Science Teaching Award and was 
a regional winner of the Governor's 
Business Award in Math and 

She has been active with students 
outside the classroom at Cummings, 
serving as adviser to the student 
government association and science 
coach for the High IQ team. She 
also teaches piano to underprivi- 
ledged children and advises the 
Cummings Student Academy oi 

Science. Her principal, J. A. 
Freeman, credits her with "a unique 
blend of qualities: intelligence. 
creativity, rare patience and good 
humor." She has had to use all of 
these assets to become North 
Carolina's teacher of the year. 
Oliver is not the first Elon 
graduate to win this prestigious 
honor. Linda Lee '65, who was also 
with the Burlington City Schools, 
was named North Carolina Teacher 
of the Year for the 1980-81 year. 

Thespians present 

"Try to remember. . .when life was 
slow and oh, so mellow. . ." Life was 
anything but slow and mellow for 
three nights in April when Elon's 
fine arts department presented The 

With lots of talent and energy, 
Roger Stanley and Donna Euliss, 
pictured above, took the stage as 
the impressionable young lovers. 

Lisa Westerlund, Mark Harris, Trey 
Gwaltney and Lynda Wright, joined 
by Ray Walden, Kathryn Thorn- 
burg, Chris Small and Lucas Van 
Alen, did a fine job bringing this 
delightful musical to life. 

Todd Olson, a graduate student 
at UNCO, directed the play. 
Musical direction was by Elon stu- 
dent Kevin Long. 

Rich Named 
Associate Dean 

Dr. William G. Rich has been 
named associate dean of academic 
affairs. He began his duties in 
March when the appointment was 

Rich will work directly with Dr. 
Gerald Francis, dean of academic 
affairs. The two will share the 
responsibilites assigned to the area 
of academic affairs. 

Describing his new duties. Rich 
commented that primarily the 
associate dean's position is a "peo- 
ple job." "1 hope to maximize the 
strengths of a large number of peo- 
ple and direct those energies to 
meet students' needs," he said. 

Rich joined the Elon College 
faculty in 1977 as assistant professor 
of religion. In 1982 he was named 
an associate professor and in 1986, 
professor. He has served several 
terms as chairman of the Depart- 
ment of Religion and as chairman 
of various faculty standing commit- 
tees. He will retain his current 
responsibilities as director of general 
studies and director of the Study- 
Abroad Program; however, he will 
no longer be doing any classroom 

Rich received a B.A. degree from 
Wake Forest University, a B.D. 
degree from Southeastern Baptist 
Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. 
in religion from Emory University. 

Exceeds Goal 

The seventh annual Phonathon, 
held February 10-March 6, exceeded 
its goal of $150,000. A total of 
$173,031 was pledged to the Annual 
Fund. Matching gift donations will 
add another $18,000 to that figure. 

Dr. jerry ToUey, director of the 
Phonathon, and Frances T Stanley, 
coordinator of alumni giving, 
reported that the college is very 
pleased with the results. Alumni, 
friends and parents of current and 
former students were among the 
15,000 people telephoned. "There 
were more pledges than ever this 
year," Tolley noted. "Most im- 
pressive was the number of new 
donors and the increased amounts 
from previous donors." 

Many fraternities, sororities and 
other campus service organizations 
offered their support by providing 
the 120 student callers. 

Pledges to the Annual Fund help 
to keep tuition low by providing for 
college operating expenses. Elon's 
generous alumni support has enabl- 
ed the college to achieve the num- 
ber one ranking in alumni partici- 
pation among all co-ed colleges and 
universities in North Carolina. Elon 
alumni are also ranked number 16 
in the Southeast, a ranking which 
the college is challenging this year. 
"The goal is to be in the top ten in 
the Southeast," Tolley said, "And it 
looks like we will be, if the Phona- 
thon pledges come in as promised." 

Faculty Approves 
New Major 

The Elon faculty recently approved 
a new four-year medical technology 
major. The new major is being of- 
fered in response to many student 
requests, according to Dr. Chris 
White, vice president of academic 
and student affairs, Elon has of- 
fered a two-year medical laboratory 
technology program for some time. 

In the new four-year program, 
which will begin in the fall of 1986, 
students will complete the first 
three years of work on the Elon 
campus. The fourth year will be 
spent at Moses Cone Hospital in 
Greensboro under a cooperative 
agreement between Elon College 
and the hospital. The degree, 
however, will be granted by Elon. 

Elon also offers a B.S. degree in 
cytotechnology. The cytotechnology 
program has the same structure as 
the new medical technology pro- 
gram. Three years are spent on the 
Elon campus concentrating on the 
biological sciences and basic chem- 
istry. The fourth year is a 12-month 
clinical internship provided through 
a cooperative agreement between 
Elon and Roche Biomedical Labs, Inc. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 

S ports 

Bob Burton 

New Basketball 
Coach Named 

Bob Burton, former assistant coach 
and head recruiter for the Universi- 
ty of Tennessee, has been named 
Elon's new men's head basketball 

Burton replaces Bill Morningstar 
who guided the Christians to a 
99-103 record in seven years as head 
coach. Morningstar resigned to take 
the job as head of athletic fund 
raising as well as remaining as 
Elon's golf coach. 

In announcing Burton's appoint- 
ment, Dr. Alan White, college 
athletic director, noted that Burton 
was the college's unanimous choice 
out of over 200 applicants. White 
said of Burton: "He brings with 
him a vast knowledge of the game. 
He works hard in recruiting the 
best available talent and we feel he 
will be a valuable asset to our pro- 

Burton has been at UT under 
head coach Don DeVoe for the past 
eight years. He also worked with 
DeVoe as his assistant at the 
University of Wyoming for two 
years before going to Tennessee. In 

Bob Burton 

between, he worked for a year as 
an assistant to Carl Tacy at Wake 
Forest University. 

Burton's tenure with the 
Volunteers of UT included two 
Southeastern Conference cham- 
pionships, five NCAA tour- 
naments, two NIT tournaments 
and six seasons of 20 or more wins. 

Burton received his bachelor of 
arts degree from Emory and Henry 
College and his master's degree 
from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. 

Burton and his wife, Susan, have 
one son, Ryan, age seven. 

Elon to Hold 
Tennis Camp 
For Youth 

Elon will hold its first annual 
youth tennis camp this summer 
under the direction of new tennis 
coach, Tom Parham. Boys and girls 
ages 9-17 will be grouped according 
to ability for individual drills, dou- 
bles strategy, video tape instruction 
and more. There will be two camp 
se==ions, June 15-20 and June 22-27. 

Before coming to Elon, Parham 
coached at Atlantic Christian Col- 
lege for 20 years. His career in- 
cludes nearly 300 team victories, 
two national team championships 
in the NAIA and 28 conference 
and district championships, Parham 
is the only active NAIA tennis 
coach with three national Coach- 
of-the-Year awards. He also has 15 
years of tennis camp experience. 

Enrollment for the camp will 
be limited. For more information, 
contact Parham at |919| 584-2252 
or the Elon College athletic 

Elon Lacrosse — 

Nine Years o{ Fun and Winning 

Coach George Taylor discusses strategy with two club members. 

By Bob Moser '86 

"You have to be a little crazy, in 
a good way, to do it," Dr. George 
Taylor says of lacrosse. Taylor 
should know. He has served as 
advisor to Elon's Lacrosse Club 
since 1980. 

The history of Elon lacrosse has 
been almost as hectic, crazy, and 
fast-paced as the sport itself, with a 
large measure of hard work and 
dedication mixed in. 

Most Elon students had probably 
never heard of the sport when a 
group of freshmen from Charlot- 
tesville entered the college in 
1974 and decided that they wanted 
to continue competing in their 
favorite high school sport. In 1976, 
Tim Moore '78 and Bernard "Bun- 
ny" Carr '78 decided to take action: 
they requested, and were granted, 
$500 by the Student Senate to form 
a lacrosse club 

$500, however, was not the sum 
of money needed to equip a new 
team and pay for travel costs. So 
Moore, Carr and a few others went 
to work, using the hall phone in 
Smith Dormitory to schedule games 
and inventing ways of obtaining 
rhe expensive equipment required 
for the club. The college donated 
some lacrosse equipment it had ac- 
quired from a bankrupt school in 
Virginia; parents, friends and 
lacrosse coaches at other colleges 
pitched in. The first game nets for 
the team had to be "borrowed" on 
a dark night from the Duke Univer- 
sity field. Moore recalls. But. mir- 
aculously, the club was ready to 
compete in the spring of 1977 and 
won three games. 

Though still without college 
financial support, the team is on 
much more solid ground today. 
Home games are well-attended, and 
interest in the sport has brought 
the number of players up to around 
35 each year. The college has con- 
sidered making lacrosse an officially 
funded sport, but for now the club 
"stays afloat" with $25-per-player 
dues, along with student govern- 
ment and parental support. The 
club supplemented an excellent 7-4 
season last year with a strong 
showing again this spring, led by 
senior standouts such as Ken 
Markowsky, Mike Storck, Harry 
Watson and Pete Carlson. Taylor 
and his players believe that lacrosse 
at Elon could be a success on the 
intercollegiate level. 

"The sport has grown tremen- 
dously in the state," Taylor says— 
and the numbers back him up. 
There are currently five high school 
teams, 12 college club teams, and 
five intercollegiate teams in North 
Carolina. The University of North 

Carolina team is one of the nation's 
best, Peter Farrell, a senior on 
Elon's club, believes that Elon is 
ready for intercollegiate lacrosse, 
"Lacrosse has already built up an 
impressive following here," he says, 
"and it can only grow. Elon attracts 
a lot of students from areas in the 
North where lacrosse is popular— 
and with a team we would 'attract 
even more." 

The Elon Reptiles, as the team 
named itself, have had their ups 
and downs since the club was form- 
ed. The club probably had its best 
year in 1978, when a team that 
featured high school All-Americans 
Paul and "Skins" Jamme went 10-3 
with one very big victory. The 
club's founding members londly 
remember when they upset Georgia 
Tech at Grant Field in Atlanta 
before a large crowd in the stands 
and a local television audience. 

Though victories like that have 
been scarce, Moore says that he 
and Carr are extremely proud of 
what they started. "We are very 
satisfied that something so impor- 
tant to us is still important to the 
players." Taylor, the advisor/coach, 
credits alumni like Scott Mont- 
gomery. Steve Burke, Ricky 
Crissman, jay Knight, Chris 
McCaig, Don Fisher, Rob Haley 
and Steve Coor with keeping the 
team going through the years. He 
also believes that the team has 
become more competitive and 
dedicated to winning; "These guys 
are more serious— they really want 
to win," he says. 

Still, the sport at Elon was built 
on fun. The tradition of post-game 
"around the tub" socials with op- 
ponents continues, and probably 
will, whether Elon lacrosse remains 
a winning club or becomes a win- 
ning team. And the players will 
likely remain, as Taylor calls them. 
"wild, but dedicated." 

Poised for action on the field - 

The Magazine of Elon 

May. 1986 


Long Named Director of Alumni 
and Parent Relations 

William G. Long, director of founda- 
tions and grants and former dean 
of student affairs at Eion, has been 
named director of alumni and 
parent relations. 

Long holds B.A. and M.A. 
degrees from West Virginia Univer- 
sity and earned an M.Div. degree 
in religion and higher education at 
Yale University- He served as dean 
of men at the University of North 
Carolina and dean of student af- 
fairs at Kalamazoo College before 
joining the Elon staff as dean of 
student affairs in 1974- Long, who is 
also an associate professor of 
political science, became director of 
foundations and grants in 1983. 

Dr. Jo Watts Williams, vice presi- 
dent for development, stated that 
Long is well qualified for the posi- 
tion. "He has been with the college 
for 12 years and has been highly 
innovative and successful in all of 
his duties," she said, "We could not 
have a better person to direct such 
an important part of our college 

"I am extremely enthusiastic 
about this new work," said Long, 
who estimates that he has worked 
with thousands of students and 
"taught hundreds" at Elon, and who 
worked with the parents council at 

Kalamazoo College. His goal as 
director, he said, will be to incor- 
porate alumni and parents more ful- 
ly into the college community. "We 
want alumni and parents to know 
that their views and insights are 
highly valued and that they are im- 
portant in the formation of Elon 
College's future," he stated. 

Long replaces Susie Bullard San- 
ford '79, who recently accepted a 
position in the accounting office at 

A New Approach to Career Day 
Brings Alumni to Campus 

Eight alumni returned to Elon in 
March to share their experiences as 
career professionals in what proved 
to be a successful new approach to 
the traditional career day program, 

Instead of having a career day 
fair, with students dropping by to 
talk to alumni stationed in a cen- 
tral location, the alumni visited 
specific classes and spoke informally 
about their careers. Some of the 
topics they addressed were how 
they chose their career areas, how 
they got their first job, and what a 
typical work day is like. They also 
talked about the rewards and 
frustrations of their work and the 
academic preparation necessary for 
their particular career. 

Bryant Colson, a 1980 graduate 
majoring in political science, is cur- 
rently a branch operations manager 
for Wachovia Bank. He visited 
economics, business administration, 
political science and English classes. 

Physical education majors Young 
Mitchell '79, a sergeant with the 
N.C. Department of Corrections. 
Andria McDowell Smith '70, a 
teacher-coach at East Davidson 
High School, and Dean Coleman 

'69, director of the Alamance 
County Recreation Department, 
tearhed up to visit the physical 
education department. 

Speaking to the human services 
department were Drew Van Horn 
'82, state program director for the 
Fellowship of Christian Athletes; 
Sandra Reid '85. juvenile court 
counselor; Greg Seel, a corporal 
with the crime prevention unit of 
the Burlington Police Department; 
and Suzanne Fischel, a reservation 
sales agent with Piedmont Airlines. 

Branching out... 

A moment of reflection near the 
entrance of Whitley Auditorium 
sparked the idea for a gift to Elon 
from Student Government Presi- 
dent Shane Jones '86. 

Jones chose to remember his col- 
legiate roots by presenting the col- 
lege with an oak tree — giving new 
life to the spot where the former 
senior oak once stood. 

Shane Jones' '86 gift proves he was 
barking up the right tree. 




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Bill Williams '50 and Jeanne hiarrell '45 enjoy the heat of thi^ Emanom in 


Alumni Gather 
in Charlotte 

On Friday night, April 11, about 
50 Elon alumni and friends enjoyed 
the sounds of the Emanons at the 
annual Greater Charlotte Area 
Alumni Chapter dance. The gather- 
ing was held at Charlotte's Myers 
Park Country Club and featured 
the final performance of the 
Emanons under Dr. Jack White, 
who retires this spring after 23 
years of directing the group. Stan 
Butler '78, president of the Greater 

Charlotte Chapter, and his wife, 
Martha '77, organized the event, 
along with Nancy and Bill '40 
Stewart, Elizabeth and Dale '68 
Morrison, Woody Wilson '38, 
Jeanne '45 and Dan '48 Harrell, 
Sandy '80 and Clay Lemons and 
Lib and Bob '44 Johnston. W.E. 
"Buster" Butler '44 and his wife, 
Mary '49, were special out-of-town 
guests of the Charlotte Chapter. 
College staff members in atten- 
dance were Dr. Jo Watts Williams 
'55, vice president for development, 
with her husband, Bill '50, and 
Susie Bullard Sanford '79, director 
of alumni and parent programs. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May. 1986 


Greek Alumni 
New Tradition 

March 14-16 was a sunny weekend 
for the more than 200 alumni who 
joined their brothers and sisters on 
campus for the first annual Greek 
Alumni Weekend. Sponsored by 
the Elon College Greek Alumni 
Council, the weekend featured 
various activities for the alumni of 
each group. Alumni joined active 
fraternity and sorority members for 
basketball and softball games, mix- 
ers, cookouts and brunches during 
the three-day event. 

Saturday evening about 100 
Greek alumni from all organizations 
gathered for a picnic dinner at the 

Elon Lodge. The dinner was plann- 
ed and organized by Lisa Guyton 
Melton '81, chairman of Greek 
Alumni Weekend, and Tim Moore 
'78, chairman of the Greek Alumni 
Council. "The dinner for all Greek 
alumni— and the entire weekend- 
were a great success," said Moore. "I 
believe that it will develop into a 
highlight of the year for all Greeks 
at Elon." 

A number of college staff 
members were present at the picnic: 
Dr. Jo Watts Williams '55, vice 
president for development; Dr. Jerry 
Tolley, director of corporate and an- 
nual resources; Susie Bullard San- 
ford '79. director of alumni and 
parent programs; Scott Stevenson 
'80, admissions counselor; and Bob 
Moser '86. administrative assistant 
for development. 

Wedding Belli at Elon . . 

Karen Pace '86 recewed a bachelor's degree on Sunday and an MRS on Mon- 
day as she and Mike Cunis '84 ujere married on campus in a special ceremony 
performed by Chaplain Richard McBride (center). 


By Susan Klopman 

What shall I study? What courses 
do I take? I like psychology, but 
what kind of job can I get? How 
do 1 know what career best suits 
me? The questions seem endless, 
and too often the answers aren't 
really answers; they seem more like 

Elon College students are now 
using computers to find answers to 
the difficult, sometimes overwhelm- 
ing, questions about choosing a 
career. The System of Interactive 
Guidance and Information, better 
known as SIGl, is a computer-based 
program designed to help students 
identify their values and interests 
and match them with career choices 
and opportunities- Elon is one of a 
handful of North Carolina colleges 
and universities who have purchas- 
ed the highly acclaimed software. 

Developed by Martin Kati of 
Educational Testing Service, the 
program leads the student through 
questions like: What do I want? 
What am I good at? What occupa- 
tions might I like? Can I do what's 
required? The student selects 
various responses and the computer 
begins to put together a picture of 
the student and his suitability for 
certain occupations. He may 
discover career opportunities that 
he had never even considered. He 
can also begin to develop a clear 
plan of study that fits with his in- 
terests and values. 

SlGI also contains information 
about 300 occupations. The data is 
based on national statistics and is 
updated annually. Betsey Savage, 
director of career planning, noted 
that in addition to containing the 
most up-to-date career information, 

"SIGI makes the information perti- 
nent to the individual." She sees 
the program as a "translator." "It 
makes the connection between col- 
lege study and careers," she said. 

"Career planning is ideally a four- 
year program," Savage explained. "It 
should begin in the freshman year 
as a student seeks to define his 
values and interests and to identify 
his options. This leads to more in- 
tentional course selection and helps 
with the choice of a major. Finally 
SIGI identifies what and where the 
market is when the student is ready 
to enter." 

Senior John Moorefield worked 
with SIGI to explore his interest in 
banking. "SIGI gave me a lot of in- 
formation about a banking career, 
including the various positions, 
salary ranges and locations where 
the banking industry is growing 
most rapidly," he said. Later in one 
of his interviews with a bank, 
Moorefield presented the SIGI com- 
puter printout which indicated his 
educational background as well as 
his personal interests. 

"I immediately got a second-level 
interview," he said. "I guess the 
banker was impressed with the 
'homework' I'd done." So for 
Moorefield, SIGI not only enabled 
him to explore the world of bank- 
ing from a practical standpoint, but 
it also helped him clarify and artic- 
ulate his suitability for such a career. 

Freshman Cassie McFarland has 
used SIGI as one part of Elon's 
career education program. "The 
whole program has helped me 
define some areas of interest. I have 
a better understanding of courses I 
need to pursue those interests," 

Betsey Savage, director of career planning, guides Maria Martin through the 
SIGI computer program. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May. 1986 


by Susan Klopman 

Jack Utz and Jeff McKenzie became 
good friends during their Elon Col- 
lege days. Both played football and 
both belonged to Kappa Psi Nu 
(now Kappa Alpha). 1977 marked 
the year of their graduation. Utz 
majored in business; McKenzie in 
physical education. 

Another common thread they 
discovered during those college days 
was their interest in business, par- 
ticularly the screen printing 
business. It all began during Greek 
Week in the spring of '77. 







)eff McKenzie and jack Utz 

Classmate Les Hall '77 wanted 
some T-shirts printed for the occa- 
sion. McKenzie had done some 
screen printing during high school, 
so he got the job. With homemade 
equipment set up in the spare 
bedroom at Utz's home, the two 
men turned out the first screen- 
printed apparel that was eventually 
to become the trademark of Mr. J's 
Silkscreen Printing, Inc. of 

"We really began with almost a 
'hobbyish' attitude," McKenzie 
remembered. "By 1978 we had filled 
Jack's spare bedroom with equip- 
ment. The paint smell was awful. 
so we decided we needed to find a 
better place to work." 

"We had no money. We started 
with zero investment." Utz added. 
"We took our homemade 
equipment— frames and presses— 
and rented the little building across 
the street," he said, pointing to a 
brown building on East Webb 
Avenue in Burlington that is not 
nearly as large as their present 

"The next task was to 'find 
business,' " McKenzie laughed. "We 
were able to get some T-shirts on 
credit through the mother of one 
of our college friends. As we sold 
the shirts, we were able to pay our 
bills. That's the way it went for the 
first two or three years." 

During the third year, the two 
began to make a little money for 
themselves. Each year since then, 
sales have surpassed the previous 
year. Business is definitely growing. 

Now Mr. J's Silkscreen Printing. 
Inc. has warehouse and printing 
facilities under one roof Inventory 
ranges from 2,000 to 4,000 dozen 
product items, which they now buy 
directly from the manufacturer. T 
shirts are only part of the business. 
They can print almost anything. In 
fact, some of their recent work has 
including etching computer circuit 
boards. "We have just computerized 
our screen inventory," Utz said. "I 
think we have about 7,000 screens." 

The business employs ten people, 
including two designers. "We aren't 
really an art design business," Utz 
said, "but if a customer comes in 
without a design, we can produce 
that for him too. The main thing 
we are interested in is turning out a 
top quality product that pleases the 

Significant among Mr. J's 
customers are Elon College and 
many of the friends the two men 
made while they were in school. 
"We have never had to do much 
paid advertising," McKenzie noted. 
"We get a lot of business just by 
word of mouth. Our products are 
the best ads." 

Each year Mr. J's supplies the 
Elon football team with practice 
shirts and towels. The wrestling. 
tennis and basketball teams also use 
items printed at Mr. J's, Among the 
many alumni customers are Keith 
Hall '72, owner of TK. Tripps 
restaurant chain, and country 
singer Joe West 74. West's logo, the 
Blue Cowboy, appears as a stun- 
ning print on the back o( a jacket. 
Suppliers have included Royal Tex- 
tile Mills, co-owned by Chip At- 
water '77. 

Utz and McKenzie serve as 
owners, managers and sales force 
for their business. "We have begun 
to train people to take over some of 
the specific responsibilities," McKen- 
zie said. Despite the fact the two 
men have been the backbone of 
the organization, they credit their 
employees with the real success of 
the business. "Our employees really 
care about the work we do. They 
are here to see that our standards 
are met," Utz added. 

Obviously meeting standards and 
producing top quality screen prints 
have been part of the secret to 
building this successful business. 
Another part seems to be the 
genuine friendship and compatibili- 
ty that exist between McKenzie and 
Utz. It is a friendship that extends 
to off hours too. Both have families 
that they list as their number one 
interest. Utz's wife is the former Pat 
Detomo 76. They have two 
children: Bradley. 4. and Emily, 3. 
McKenzie and his wife, Julie, also 
have two children: Chad, 4, and 
Jennabeth, I. When not with their 
families or at work, Utz and 
McKenzie are often out hunting or 
playing racquetball— in screen 
printed T-shirts, of course. 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1986 

a'Airwolf fans know 
they are looking at 
the future of avic 
tion as they 
- watch the sleek 

black jet-powered 
helicopter dart 
across the television 
screen on Saturday night. In only a 
few seconds, this amazing craft 
slowly rises from the depths of its 
cavernous hangar then rips through 
the sky with jet engines whining. 

To the technical eye. Airwolf is a 
combination of advanced com- 
posites, vertical lift and forward 
thrust. So is Bell Helicopter's amaz- 

new aircraft with tilt-rotor 
engines. If none of that makes 
sense, just ask Elon alumnus Elias 
J. (Lee) Shahwan 74, senior 
engineer for advanced composites 
at Bell Helicopter Textron, Fort 
Worth, Texas. Somehow he makes 
it all sound simple, or at least 

Shahwan is a senior engineer at 
work on the leading edge of avia- 
tion history. He is in charge of ad- 
vanced composites materials and 
process selection for the tilt-rotor 
airplane. He also reviews and ap- 
proves the drawings, material and 
process specifications for the V-22 
Osprey, the military version of the 
tilt-rotor aircraft. 

What are these advanced com- 
posites? And what is a tilt-rotor air- 
craft? Advanced composites are 
basically lightweight, nonmetallic 
material systems. They are composed 
of a high strength fiber embedded 
m plastic or some other common 
matrix. While that definition prob- 
ably conjures up visions of highly 
sophisticated aerospace components, 
most of us have actually handled ad- 
vanced composites when we pick up 
a new tennis racket, golf club or fish- 
ing rod. Advanced composites are 
replacing aluminum and steel in 
many product designs. Lightweight 
and strong, advanced composites are 
replacing some of the traditional ma- 
terials used in airplane construction. 

In flight, the tilt-rotor aircraft 
looks like any other small plane. Its 
style of landing sets it apart. As the 
plane approaches the airport, the 
propellers rotate upward, allowing 
the plane to land like a helicopter. 
"The concept of changing a heli- 
copter to a helicopter-airplane is 
about 20 years old," Shahwan said. 
Development has been prolonged 
because of the complexity of the tilt- 
rotor itself and the fact that it uses 
structures never used before, accord- 
ing to Shahwan. 

What brought Shahwan and the 
tilt-rotor together? Actually the 
roots of the association lead all the 
way back to Elon. Shahwan majored 
in chemistry, an essential for know- 
ledge of composites construction. 
Specific study at N.C. State Univer- 
sity led to the M.S. degree in 
materials engineermg, with a minor 
in mechanical engineering. With 
this background, in 1978 he was 
recruited by Boeing Commercial 
Airplane Company. Recruitment 
did not stop there. In 1983 while 
working on a Boeing project with 
Bell Helicopter, he was offered a 
position with Bell. Acceptance 
meant moving his wife. Donna 
Knott '76, and three children. 

Jamie, 5, Gabriel, 3'/2, and Paul, I, 
from the mountains of Washington 
state to the flatlands of Texas. 

Shahwan is excited about his work. 
"It is a great feeling to work on a 
project from the conceptual idea 
to the actual hardware that will be 
flying." he said. "In the future, heli- 
copters and small airplanes will 
convert to this tilt-rotor because of 
its versatility." 

Shahwan is making history. Ex- 
actly what shape the history will 
take is left to the future. Airports 
will be the place to look. Spot-land- 
ing pads may eventually replace 
miles of concrete runways. The 
demands on airports could be 
greatly reduced, according to 
Shahwan and the other experts. 

Imagine boarding a quiet, comfor- 
table, 36-seat tilt-rotor aircraft to 

commute between New York's Ken- 
nedy International and LaGuardia 
airports. The New York Port 
Authority is so interested in the 
possibility that it is spending 
$230,000 to study how the aircraft 
can be used to reduce airport con- 
gestion. Congress is investing too. It 
has earmarked $584 million in the 
Pentagon's budget for continued 
development of the tilt-rotor 

Although Shahwan's investment 
in this wonder plane will probably 
never be counted in dollars, no 
doubt it will offer him a wealth of 
satisfaction to know he played a 
major role in aviation history. 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 



warmth, enthusiasm 

and af fectior 

are the 

order of the da:y 

Photo bv G. Fi-h, 

"I'll lake two wallet sii 
says Di Ruucll G>ll 

Wli> CiMinfiion. it'nior Class President 
and Gerry Fmncu, Academic Dean, 
linatly agree on somtihrng. 

cab u'hen you need one^ 
of Slate and Trustee Thad Eure 
mokes the r«A lo Altimni Gjtti with college 
Preiidenc Fred Young. 

The moment tluiy'w all been \i>ading fori Alpha Sigrm Alpha Miitn 
Ann Hartioe, Pat White, Karen iohmon, Cindy Burton, Lisa Ote> 
tind Shelby Roberts praaict an Eton commencement ritual 

10 The Magazine of Elon May. 1986 

")esska—don'i you think thii reception needs a little more PUNCH.'" 
These two soctalita kept Karen Hughes busy at the re/reihmeni table. 

"Anybody got a bobbie-pin?" Donna Benton gwei tit/in iuler 
and ftUow pad, fCim, a hand adiuiting hfr cup. 

Photo by G. F.shcl 

"Can we go now, Dadr Herron Harper h '86 
and Herron Harper III of RocUy Mount, N.C., 
cool off by Fonmlle Fenintain. 

rank hley '86 and his Great-aunt Pauline Nicholson '21 

ou' ihare more than famdy ties— tht^ both hme li/eiimt lufescripm 

the Magazine of Elon. 

nh fiij (uinnte ^'Wuu!t-ui/e Paula Porter Basi'i 

Pho(o bv C. Fishel 

"U/(inf Jo / i'gn'" Torrf Fitzgerald 
md Bobbj Drakeford complete theii 
eniar iurveyi under the oaiu. 

Commenceinent 1986 

The Magazine of Elon May. 1986 

Estate Planning: 

An Investment in Tomorrow 


Part a 

The story goes that Howard 
Hughes left a financial empire 
valued at more than $2 billion 
when he died. But he apparently 
did not leave a will. A large 
number of wills, purportedly made 
by Hughes, have been brought for- 
ward, but none has been allowed as 
valid. According to most reports, 
two-thirds or more of adult 
Americans, like Hughes, die 
without wills (intestate), 
The one unanimous recom- 
, mendation you will get from your 
1 attorney, accountant, bank trust of- 
V ficer. and other estate planners is 
J that you should prepare a valid 
;- will. Making a will is not only the 
i:^ exercising of a basic American right 
- but also the only way you can be 
i; sure that your property will be 

distributed according to your wishes 
f: after your death. If you die intestate 
- (without a will), a probate court 
Twill parcel out your property 
i according to the intestacy laws of 
your state, without regard to any 
^ preferences you may have had. 
A will enables you to accomplish 
a number of other important objec- 
tives, in addition to having your 
estate distributed as you wish. With 
a valid will you can; 

1:1. Make settlement of your estate as 
"^ trouble-free and smooth as possi- 
ble, ensuring against family con- 
flicts or litigation, 

2. Avoid unnecessary taxes, legal 
fees, and administrative costs. 

3. Transfer much or all of your 
estate to your beneficiaries 
without going through the pro- 
bate procedure. 

4. Name a qualified executor and, if 
it seems wise, an alternate ex- 
ecutor in case the executor can- 
not or will not serve. 

5- Name a guardian if you have 
minor children, in case your 
spouse does not survive you. 

6. Guard against lack of manage- 
ment experience or competence 
in investing on the part of your 
spouse, children, or other 
beneficiaries by setting up life in- 
come plans or other special ar- 
rangements, with competent 
management assured. 

7. Establish one or more trusts for 
the benefit of your spouse, 
children, or other beneficiaries 
and name a competent trustee 
for each trust that is established. 

8. Make gifts of appreciation to 

9. Secure "the benefits which flow 
from wealth" and extend your in- 
fluence beyond your own lifetime 
through bequests to causes and 
institutions which you have lov- 
ed and believed in. 

The particular objectives which 
an individual wants to achieve by 
writing a will are likely to vary ac- 
cording to his or her wishes, family 

circumstances, the thoroughness 
with which plans for the wilt have 
been made, the size and complexity 
of the estate, the number and kinds 
of bequests, whether trusts have 
been created, and the advice receiv- 
ed from the attorney and other ad- 
visers. For instance, a testator (one 
who has made a legally valid will) 
who has a mentally handicapped 
son or daughter has had a focal 
concern in writing a will that so- 
meone with normal children, or no 
children at all, would not have 
had. Or a testator whose spouse 
has been a fully active partner in 
the family business has probably 
had a different outlook than 
another whose spouse has had no 
experience, or possibly not even 
personal interest, in managing 
assets or making investments. 

One possible objective in writing 
a will—one which was not listed 
before and is too seldom 
discussed — is disinheritance. You 
may not disinherit your spouse 
completely, but you are generally 
not required to leave your property 
to anyone else, even children. 
Among children, you may have 
reasons other than your own likes 
or dislikes for preferring one over 
another, such as the one with 
greatest need over another who has 
acquired substantial wealth of his 
own; or one who has been lovingly 
attentive to parents over one who 
has paid little or no attention to 

If disinheritance is one of your 
objectives, be sure to have your at- 
torney pay particular attention to 
how this is written into the will. In 
the case of children, it is probably 
wise to mention their names and 
tactfully state the reason for the 
disinheritance. From a legal stand- 
point, this will show that you have 
not left them out by mistake or 
through oversight. It may also pro- 
tect against later claims of undue 
influence, lack of capacity to make 
a will, or fraud. The point here is 
not one of justification of what you 
have decided but of validating your 
will. Also, be sure that all of your 
property is disposed of by your will. 
Your attorney can take care of this 
with a residuary clause. 

Should your spouse have a will? 
Most definitely. Your spouse should 
have a will for many if not most of 
the same reasons you need a will. If 
you are a man and your wife is the 
same age as you, the odds are 
about three to two that she will 
outlive you. Your estate planning 
should take these odds into ac- 
count. If she does outlive you, she 
will have her own estate, plus what 
she inherits from you, to take care 
of and pass on in accordance with 
her wishes. But what if she does 
nor outlive you? What about the 
possibility of simultaneous death? 

What tax implications need to be 
kept in mind? 

Your attorney's answers to these 
questions will likely substantiate the 
need for each spouse to have an in- 
dividual will. Joint, mutual, and 
reciprocal wills are generally 
undesirable and likely to cause un- 
necessary problems. 

More women than men die in- 
testate. This suggests that many 
women have either felt that wills 
were unnecesary, or decided that 
they did not own enough to justify 
making wills, or thought that only 
those women who were widows 
should make wills. Women now 
own and control much of the 
wealth in this country. What hap- 
pens if a woman puts off making a 
will until she becomes incompetent? 
What happens if a man and wife 
are in a common disaster and she 
survives him briefly but then dies? 
Ask your attorney these questions. 


Your will should be made now. 
You need a will now to take care of 
present and foreseeable needs. If 
you put it off, it may never get 
done. In particular, older persons 
who do not have wills should make 
them while they have the physical, 
mental, and emotional energy and 
alertness to think clearly, know 
their own minds, and attend to the 
details of planning and executing 
their wills. They run a greater risk 
of waiting too long, of becoming 
incompetent, or of being unduly in- 
fluenced by others. 


Do you need an attorney to 
prepare your will? The answer to 
that is yes. Even for a simple will, 
an attorney can make sure the will 
is in good legal form and is com- 
plete. For such a will, the fee will 
be modest. You can find out what 
the fee will be ahead of time. 

If your estate is extensive and the 
objectives for your will are complex, 
you and your attorney may need 
advice from a tax accountant, a 
trust officer, or other advisers in 
order to prevent tax erosion of your 
estate, guard against legal problems 
which could arise during the pro- 
bate and settlement procedures, and 
provide for proper management of 
estate assets during the setdement 
process and of any trusts which 
have been established by the will. 

When you create a trust, you 
turn property over to a qualified 
trustee to be held and managed for 
the benefit of one or more other 
persons or institutions. Why would 
you want to establish a testamen- 
tary trust (a crust established by 
your will)? 
1. A trust may save taxes for your 

estate, for your spouse's estate, or 

for the estates of other 
beneficiaries of your will. 

2. A trust can protect against the 
immaturity, inexperience, or in- 
competence of your heirs or 
named beneficiaries by turning 
over the management of your 
property to a qualified trustee. 

3. A trust can protect your spouse 
or other beneficiaries by assuring 
them of an income for life, in- 
cluding invasion of principal if 
necessary, w^iile still passing on 
the remaining principal to your 
favorite charitable institution. 

4. A trust is an astonishingly flexi- 
ble and legal way to pass on ad- 
vantages of your estate to loved 
ones while protecting the assets 
and providing for their final 

An attorney who is experienced 
in the use of trusts can advise you 
whether you should make use of a 
trust and, if so, what kind of trust 
you should create. And even 
though we have been dealing here 
with trusts created by will, the in- 
formation given is generally ap- 
plicable to inier vivos trusts (living 
trusts or trusts created by you dur- 
ing your lifetime). 

You can reduce the cost of mak- 
ing your will by being prepared 
when you go to see your attorney. 
Think about your objectives. Write 
them out on paper, then revise and 
rewrite them. When you go to your 
attorney be prepared to explain 
what you want to do. The better 
prepared you are, the less of the at- 
torney's time will be required and 
the lower your cost will be. 

Your lawyer will need to know all 
the pertinent facts concerning your 
property and personal information 
about you, your family, and your 
intended beneficiaries. He or she 
will need to know about your plans 
for charitable bequests, including 
charitable remainder interests in 
any trusts you may establish. 

The most effective way for you to 
supply the information your lawyer 
will need is to prepare a memoran- 
dum of your personal affairs. Once 
prepared, this memorandum can be 
duplicated, and copies of it can be 
supplied not only to your attorney 
but to your spouse, the executor 
you have named in your will, and 
any other trusted person who 
might be of help in an emergency. 
In addition to helping your at- 
torney understand what is involved 
in the drafting of your will and in- 
forming your executor, spouse, or 
others who will have responsibilities 
for administering your estate, 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 

Estate Planning continued 

thorough preparation of this sort wiil 
show that you know and under- 
stand the nature and extent of your 
property, which is one of the in- 
dications that you have the physical 
and mental capacity to execute a 
valid will, 

To be sure that you are preparing 
ail of the information needed for 
these purposes, write to Planned 
Gi\'ing Office, Campus Box 2116, 
Elon College, N.C 27244 and ask 
for "A Record of the Personal Af- 
fairs of (your name}." We will send 
you a free booklet which has been 
specially designed to bring together 
the kind of information needed in 
preparing your will and in ad- 
ministering your estate. This infor- 
mation will conserve your at- 
torney's time, reduce the cost of 
preparing your will, and help to in- 
sure that your will is tailor-made 
for your purposes. 


No matter how careful you and 
your attorney have been in prepar- 
ing your will, you will need to be 
alert to changes in your situation 
which call for a reassessment of 
your will. A good rule might be, 
even when no major changes have 
occurred, to review your will every 
three years to be sure it is still up- 
to-date. In addition to the three- 
year review, you should rethink 
your will when major changes take 
place. Among the changes calling 
for review are these: 

1. You have changed your mind 
about one or more provisions 
in your wilt. 

2. You have married, separated, 
divorced, or remarried since 
your will was made. 

3. Children or grandchildren have 
been born or adopted. 

4. Children or grandchildren have 
changed their marital status. 

5. You have changed your life in- 
surance program, disposed of 
property, or acquired new pro- 
perty through purchase or 

6. A beneficiary of your will has 
died or had a change in status 
which causes you to want to 
review the bequest. 

7. You have suffered serious finan- 
cial losses. 

8. The executor, alternate ex- 
ecutor, or guardian has died or 
is no longer able or willing to 

9. You have moved to another 
state or acquired real property 
in another state, 

10. The tax laws have changed in a 
way to make a review of your 
will advisable. 

11. Your family relationships, 
friendships, or charitable in- 
terests have changed. 

You can make a simple change in 
your will by the addition of a 
codicil (amendment). However, 
when you want to make major 
changes, it is better to revise and 
rewrite the will. As in the case of 
the initial will, you should have 
your attorney write the final draft 
of 3 codicil or of a completely revis- 
ed will. The assurance that your 
will is in the best legal form, 
carefully designed to hold up dur- 
ing probate and the settlement pro- 
cess, is well worth what your at- 
torney will charge you. 


Bequests (gifts by will) have 
become a significant part of the 
charitable income Elon College 
receives, A will gift to Elon may 
save taxes for your estate. Also, giv- 
ing to Elon by will allows you to 
keep control of assets as long as 
you live and. by establishing a 
trust, as long as your spouse or any 
other income beneficiary lives. This 
enables you to protect your own 
financial security and look after 
loved ones, while ultimately making 
a substantial gift to Elon College. 

Your bequest to Elon can be an 
outright gift of money, securities, 
real estate, or personal property. It 
can be stated as a specific sum, a 
percent of the net estate, all or part 
of the residue, specified property, or 
any combination of these. Or Elon 
College can be made the 
beneficiary of a testamentary trust. 

Before you have your will written, 
write or call the Elon College 
planned giving officer and arrange 
to discuss how your will gift can 
best be made. If you want to be 
sure that your bequest is used for a 
particular purpose, discuss with the 
planned giving officer how this can 
be done without causing institu- 
tional problems in the future. Then 
your lawyer can draft your will in 
accordance with your plans and in 
a form suited to the laws of your 


You can reduce estate taxes and 
probate costs by making gifts to 
Elon College during your lifetime. 
Lifetime gifts are not included in 
your estate for probate or estate tax 
purposes. You can avoid capital 
gains tax on gifts of appreciated 
property, and all gifts to Elon 
qualify for income tax charitable 
deductions at the time the gifts are 

Elon College life income plans 
provide opportunities for you to 
support the college while qualifying 
for tax benefits and supplementing 

your retirement income or pro- 
viding life income for your spouse 
or other designated beneficiary. 
One of these life income plans 
might well fit into your overall tax 
and estate planning. 

Another remarkable charitable 
gift technique allows you to give a 
home (including a "second" or 
vacation home, condominium, or 
apartment) or a farm to Elon Col- 
lege, take a substantial charitable 
tax deduction now, and still retain 
lifetime rights to the control and 
use of the property. This method of 
giving has some advantages over 
giving the same property by will. 
The property is ultimately transfer- 
red to the college without being 
subject to probate costs or estate 
taxes. You get an income tax 
deduction now and can experience 
the satisfaction of making the gift 
during your lifetime. 


This information has been 
prepared and distributed as a ser- 
vice to alumni, alumnae, and other 
friends of Elon College. We hope it 
has served a useful purpose in rais- 
ing the level of awareness concern- 
ing the need for estate planning, in 
focusing on the fundamental areas 
where planning is most needed, 
and in emphasizing the basic essen- 
tial of making a valid will. We also 
hope thai you will want to keep 
this booklet as a handy source of 
information and a ready reference. 
Each of you will have your own 
questions and concerns after 
reading this booklet. Please call on 
us for additional information. We 
are available to work with you, 
your attorney, and other advisers. 

Write or call us at: 
Elon College 
Planned Giving Office 
Campus Box 2116 
Elon College. N.C. 27244 


By Dr. Brank Proffitt 

there's a 
ujill, there's 
a way: 
your basic 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 



Happv birthday to Kate M. Henson 

who was 88 years young on March 6 and 
to her husband, Tom, who was 86 on 
March 12. 


Isabella Cannon and the Honorable 
Thad Eure, chairman of the Elon College 
Board of Trustees, were featured recentlv 
in a Raleigh Neu's and Obsen'sr article 
about grown-up security blankets. The 
Linus-and-his-blanket image speaks clearly 
to all adults who fee! lost without a 
special object, habit or routine. 

Mrs. Cannon is not a blanket carrier; 
she is a collector of tennis shoes— all 
kinds and sizes. The former mayor of 
Raleigh noted, "I'm always known as the 
little old lady in tennis shoes." She's not 
always tied into tennis shoes, but she 
does wear them for walking, jogging or 
working in the yard— just enough to keep 
the image alive. Actually she is just keep- 
ing up with the younger generation. Liv- 
ing near an elementary school and N.C. 
State University provides her with lots of 
data on current shoe trends. "I sec hun- 
dreds of students go by everyday," she 
said. "What are they wearing? They're 
wearing tennis shoes." 

Eure, N.C,'s secretary of state for the 
past 50 years, has several trademarks—a 
vide red bow tie, a straw boater hat for 
the summer months, and for all seasons, 
3 signature in green ink. "Before felt-tip 
pens came into vogue. I had used five 
gallons of green ink— that would be about 
enough to turn North Carolina green," 
Eure said. That's probably not an exag- 
geration since he has signed papers and 
documents for 13 N.C. governors over the 


Howard W. "Doc" Fite has had 

baseball in his blood for years. At Elon 
he played for one year under Coach 
"Peahead" Walker, but at home in Lex- 
ington, N.C, he lived baseball day and 
night with his father, "Pops" Fite, who 
helped bring professional baseball to their 
hometown in 1937- 

Fite had always planned to turn the 
family baseball memorabilia into a scrap- 
book, but there was just too much. The 
scrapbook became a book entitled Four In- 
dian Summen, and in it, Fite has captured 
Lexington baseball history from 1937-1940. 

Before adding authorship to his list of 
credentials, File has been an active com- 
munity leader in Lexington. He is a 
former president and board member of 
the YMCA, a former member of the 
school board, and the recipient of the 
1965 Lexington Distinguished Citizen 

Fite retired in 1983. He and his wife, 
Betty, enjoy traveling and gardening when 
he's not watching guess what! 


Emmanuel "Manny" Hedgebeth is a 

retired clergyman from the United 
Church of Christ in Dover, Del. 

Theo Strum, chair- 
man of the depart- 
ment of education 
and psychology at 
Campbell University, 
has been named dean 
of the school of 
education. Dr. Strum 
was appointed to the position because of 
previous experience and dedication to the 
department. Prior to going to Campbell 
m 1976, Strum served as academic dean 


"Country" Gorman Is One 
of the Best 

On a Sunday in February, rhere was 
a reception in Atlanta in tribute to 
Oscar Banks "Country" Gorman '22. 
American Humanics, Inc. presented 
Gorman with the Trustee for Life 
Award. Country is one of only four 
leaders to receive this distinguished 

American Humanics, Inc. serves 
the Boy Scouts and ten affiliated 
agencies with programs to prepare 
young people for professional careers 
in youth service. Gorman helped 
found the organization in 1948 and 
has previously received the Founders 
Award for his 40 years of work. 

"It's hard for me to believe that it 
has been my good fortune to have 
the people of Atlanta and this area 
give me a place in their hearts," 
Gorman wrote recently to his long- 
time friend "Foots" Fesmire '24. 

As "Country" wrote to "Foots"; 
"Most people fight nicknames. You 
and I had the good sense to utilize 
ours. . -Life has been good to you 
and me. Most of mine I would glad- 
ly live over. Life has been for you as 
for me, 'an enjoyable journey.' " 

Born in 1899 in Carbarrus Coun- 
ty, North Carolina, Gorman's 
journey has been distinguished by 
service in many areas. Civic clubs 
and many national organizations 
have honored him- Among the 
awards have been Man of the Year 
awards from both Civitan and 
Rotary clubs and the Fifty Year Ser- 
vice Award from the Atlanta Rotary 
Club. He has also been elected an 
Honorary Board Member for Life at 
St. Mark's United Methodist Church. 

In a wonderful moment in his 
letter, Gorman wrote: "My wife 
says there is a saying among actors— 

'you better get off the stage before 
you get the hook!' She informs me 
that 1 am supposed to be retired 
since 1964." 

Retirement has not lulled Gorman 
into less activity; in fact, it has add- 
ed some new dimensions to his life. 
As Gorman wrote, retirement now 
also means he has three jobs for 
which he is "totally unqualified!" 
The first is cook; "As an old Boy 
Scout, I am trying to learn indoor 
cooking." Second is housekeeper 
and "I am rated at the bottom" he 
confessed. Third is nurse and "I am 
ICX) percent inept," he added. 

In closing, Gorman conveyed to 
Fesmire the hope that the two of 
them "can visit dear old Elon to- 
gether. They have made a lot of 
progress since we left," he said. A 
lot has changed at Elon smce 1922, 
but a tradition of outstanding com- 
munity service by alumni like 
"Country" Gorman is one thing 
that has remained constant. 

of Elon College. She has also been a high 
school teacher, public school ad- 
ministrator and visiting professor at the 
University of North Carolina at Chapel 
Hill. A native of Roxboro, Strum earned 
an M.Ed, at the University of North 
Carolina at Greensboro and a Ph.D. from 
the University of North Carolina at 
Chapel Hill- 


John H. Sunburn is senior pastor of 
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of 
Christ in Billings, Montana. 


Dr. Wayne T. Moore recently returned 
to Burlington to perform an organ recital 
at First Presbyterian Church. Moore has 
been a professor at Auburn University for 
the past twenty years and is a frequent 
rccitalist in that area. In March he gave a 
recital at the Cathedral of St. Philip in 
Atlanta. He also serves as organist at First 
United Methodist Church in West Point, 

Estelle Lynch Perry is a receptionist for 
Carolina Biological Supply Company in 
Burlington, N.C. 

Jack Storey is a residential sales associate 
with Allenton's Research Triangle, a real 
estate agency in Durham. N.C. 


C, Baxter Twiddy, a teacher at Heritage 
High School, Lynchburg, Va., has been 
named one of 14 recipients of the 1985 
Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private 
Enterprise Education for his innovative 
course, "Alcohol and Drugs; Can We Af- 
ford It?" Mr. Twiddy will be honored and 
presented with a $7,500 award during a 
special ceremony at the Beverly Hilton in 
Los Angeles in June. 


Don L. Allen, dean of the University of 
Texas Dental Branch, was re-elected chair- 
man of the Council of Dental Education 
of the American Dental Association. 
Allen is also chaiiman of the Commission 
on Dental Accreditation, which works 
with dental schools and accredits them. 

Bob Nance is a self-employed profes- 
sional engineer in Burlington, N.C. 


Clarence E. Harrell just completed a 
two-year ]ob for Tenneco Corporation at 
the Idaho National Engineering 
Uboratory (INEL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho, 
and is now manager for Nuclear Auditing 
at Newport News Shipbuilding. 
Vernon O. Joyner is a music coordinator 
for Winchester City Schools, Winchester, 


Carolyn Hester Libby is a secretary in 

the library at Courrland High School, 
Spotsylvania, Va. 


Marvruth Harrell is an elementary 

principal for the Winchester City Schools. 
Barbara Tapscott, assistant superinten- 
dent for instruction for Burlington City 
Schools, has been elected vice chairman 
of the North Carolina State Board of Ed- 
ucation. The state board is made up of 
thirteen members. Eleven members are 
appointed to eight-year terms by the Gov- 
ernor. Dr. Tapscott was appointed to the 
hoard in 1981. 


Howard Little Jr. is a medical center 
representative for Burroughs Wellcome in 
Clemmons, N.C. 


Joan Pegram Reece is a computer 
specialist for the Environmental Protection 
Agency and is living in Pittsboro, N.C. 
Berwyn L- Lawrence is a regional con- 
troller for Union Carbide in Kingwood, Tx. 


Helen LeGette, director of staff develop- 
ment and special assignments, has been 
named 1985 Administrator of the Year by 
the Burlington chapter of the North 
Carolina Association of Educational Of- 
fice Personnel. Dr. LeGette was given the 
new title of special assistant for admmi- 
stracion/staff development at the February 
Board of Education meeting. 
Bill Libby teaches health, physical 
education and driver's education at 
Courtland High School in Spotsylvania, 
Virginia. He is the head coach of the 
boys track team. 


Johnna "Jackie" Jackson is a teacher 

with the Pitt County Schools, Wilson, N.C. 
Sloan Ford has joined Cone Mills as 
director of internal audits. Ford was 
previously with Cone from 1968 to 1977. 
when he left to go to Blue Bell. 


William "Bill" Whittenton has an- 
nounced the merger of his private law 
practice into the firm of Avery, 
Crosswhite &l Whittenton. There are four 
lawyers in the firm. Bill continues to serve 
as attorney for the Statesville City 
Schools and has recently been appointed 
city attorney of Statesville. 


Jerome "Chuck" Jackson Jr. is an agent 

for Combined Insurance in Wilson, N.C. 
Leanna Sellers Reece is an Avon 
representative and homemaker in 
Kingwood, Texas. 

Marti Brandon Sioussat is employed by 
Twiford's Funeral Homes, Inc. in the Tide- 
water area of Virginia and northeastern 
North Carolina, Marii's husband, Charlie, 
IS the new business manager for Twiford's 
Virginia Chapels, and Marti is presently 
office manager for the Ghent Chapel in 

The Magazine of Elon 

May. 1986 


Fred Moon was recently named 1985-86 
Virginia Cablccaster of the Year. As a 
media specialist, he has produced and 
directed over 450 programs while program 
manager for Channel 2 at Hopewell- 
Prince George Cablevision. He is also a 
disc iockev for WHAP in Hopewell. 
Though Moon has left the cablevision 
operation, he is still doing independent 
productions from his home in Matoaca. 
Many of his high-quality productions arc 
designed for children. He has produced a 
number of programs for Sammons Com 
munications in Petersburg. 


Fred Cumtnings Jr. is an employment 
interviewer with the N.C. Employment 
Security Commission in Winston-Salem 

After several years in Maroua, Cameroon, 
Ken Hollingsworth, his wife, Judy, and 
their three children, Nathan, Anne and 
Carrie, are rapidly adapting to American 
culture once again. Their furlough in 
Randleman, N.C. will end in June, 
however, and back to Cameroon they go 
for another four years. Ken is a mis- 
sionarv with Wycliffe Bible Translators, 

Though their time in the States has in- 
troduced them to the wonders of He- 
Man. Go-Bois, Cabbage Patch dolls and 
McDonalds, it has been primarily filled 
with activities related to their return to 
Cameroon. Ken took a French course and 
a Bible course, received a long-awaited 
computer (which he will operate on solar 
power m Cameroon), and has been seek- 
ing funds ($8,000) for a new truck they 
ordered to be bought in Cameroon. 

Local speaking engagements and trips to 
Kentucky, New Jersey and Washingion, 
DC, interspersed with buying and pack- 
ing supplies for the next four years, will 
be crowded in before their departure. 

Despite the staggering pace, the Holl- 
ingsworths took time to send their good 
cheer and thanks to all their friends at 

Gary Robert Jones is a service sales 
representative for Honeywell. Inc. in 
Charlotte, NC. 


Tony Ingle is a sales representative for 
Signode Corp, in Chicago. III. 
Edward D. McGinnis is pastor of River- 
side Baptist Church in Elizabeth City, 

Paul Martin Schulz is a cbims super- 
visor for State Farm Insurance in San An- 
tonio. Texas, 

Sam Story Jr. is head football and track 
coach at Williams High School in Burl- 
ington, NC, His 1985 football team cap- 
tured the State 3-A title. 

Tax season presents problems for virtual- 
ly everyone, but some stay busier than 
others. One whose work is seemingly 
never done is Gerelene Walker, who 
has her own accounting firm in Tarboro, 
NC, She was recently featured in a Tar- 
boro Daily Southerner article on certified 
public accountants' most hectic time of 
the year. 

Walker started her practice after study- 
ing accounting at Elon and receiving her 
master's degree from East Carolina 
University. Although she had originally 
intended to major in home economics at 
Elon, the switch proved to be a wise one. 
Success for Walker has been quick, 
though sometimes difficult — especially 
during the grueling months of tax season. 
"You have to put everything into it. This 
time of year, you have to be able to take 
pressure and be committed It's not 9 to 5 

Smithwick Develops a Taste 
for Retirement 

When Robert B. (Bob) Smithwick 
'52 retired from his position as a 
vice president of Texaco USA two 
years ago, he and wife Faye '52 
vowed that they would never move 
again. After all, his various duties 
with Texaco over the years had 
caused them to move 19 times in 
30 years, living in houses for as lit- 
tle as five days. Bob and Faye pro- 
bably thought when they settled in 
his native Hampton Roads, Va., 
that he would also remain retired. 

But though Norfolk is entirely to 
Bob Smithwick's liking, retirement 
was not. So, at age 58, he has 
taken on a new challenge, accepting 
the position of director of develop- 
ment for the city of Norfolk. He 
was selected over 65 applicants for 
the job, which he looks at with 
characteristic enthusiasm. "Norfolk 
has a great deal to offer," he says, 
and he intends to attract business 
to the seaside city by using its con- 
siderable resources. 

Smithwick began his move up the 
corporate ladder at Texaco after his 
graduation from Elon in 1952 and 
later graduate studies in business at 
the University of Virginia. He join- 
ed Texaco in 1953 after working as 
a teacher and athletic coach in 
Guilford County. Moving from 
salesman to general sales manager 
of the marketing department to 
vice president in charge of person- 
nel, labor and public relations was 
a long road for him, one that took 
him to hundreds of foreign coun- 

trie'^ and numerous cities When he 
settled back into Norfolk upon 
retirement in 1983, he became an 
executive financial consultant, serv- 
ed on the board of Stewart Sand- 
wiches, Inc. and dabbled in 
building projects. He was also a 
guest lecturer at Old Dominion 
University. Smithwick serves on the 
Presidential Board of Advisers at 
Elon as well as the advisory board 
for Virginia Wesieyan College. 

Bob Smithwick's business exper- 
tise and love for the city should 
make the Norfolk development post 
a perfect match for his talents. Cer- 
tainly he will make his mark in 
Norfolk, as he did at Texaco— even 
if he does eventually decide to set- 
tle into a life of leisure for good. 

AI Warlick III is executive producer of 
news for WGHP-TV in High Point, N.C. 


Gary Dean is a terminal manager for 
ARA/Smiths Transfer in Charlotte, N.C, 
Bill Owen Jr. is a dentist in South 
Boston, Va. 

John Paisley and wife. Joyce. 1104 E. 
Willowbrook Dr., Burlington. N.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth, 
on January 27. 


Robert L, Bridwell is vice president of 

marketing for Planters National Bank in 
Rocky Mount, N.C. 

Emily Hall Chamberlain and husband. 
Kurt. Bitburg Ait Base. Germany, an- 
nounce the birth of a son. Jeffrey Hall, on 
August 28, Major Chamberlain will 
return to the U.S, m July 1986 after a 
three-year tour in Europe. 
Fenton S. Cunningham has joined First 
Citizens Bank in Asheville as a commer- 
cial lending officer. He will have manage- 
ment responsibilities in credit 

Patty S. Herbin, director of institutional 
.idvancement at the Technical College of 
Alamance, has been elected to the 1986 
board of directors of the National Council 
for Resource Development, 

Susan Lynn Reider is a counselor for 
Brownsville Independent School District. 
Brownsville, Texas. 


Richard Beck and Patti Kammerer were 
married in March, 1985. Richard is begin- 
ning his 14th year with L. M. Berry &i. 
Company Advertising, He and Patti are 
owners/investors of HiFi Buys. Inc. of 
Tennessee and will be opening a second 
location in April. They extend a cost-plus 
discount to all Kappa Sigma alumni for 
any audio/video or cellular telephone 

Linda Cooper Boggs is a bookkeeper 
for North Central Farm Credit Service in 
Graham, N.C. 

Kathy Harper has returned from San 
Diego. Calif, where she spoke to the In- 
ternational Phoenix User Group on using 
computer -based training for educational 
purposes in a corporate environment. 
Jim Poole is president of Telephone 
Answering Service of Greensboro, N.C. 
Ray Soule is bank manager for Sovran 
Bank in Suffolk, Va. His wife. Susan 
Williams "73, is a homemaker and 
mother of three, 

Harry "Skipper" Stanley is managing 
director of donor resources for Richmond 
Metropolitan Blood Service. 


Rich Holt is manager of business 
development for ITT Commercial Finance 
in Cherry Hill, N.J. 
Dudley Mattingly teaches and works 

with race horses for Scott County Board, 
Georgetown, Ky, 


Kathleen Northrup Baine was recently 
promoted to technical writing group super- 
visor at Digital Equipment Corp, the 
world's second largest computer manufac- 
turer, Kathleen and husband, Bill '74. 
announce the birth of a daughter, 
Meredith, on November 15. They also 
have a daughter, Samantha, age three and 
one-half years. Bill is a painting contractor 
and a football and basketball coach at 
Lincoln-Sudbury High School, Boston, 

Eastman Bryant Ford Jr. is teaching at 
West Montgomery High School in Mt. 
Gilead, N-C. 

Ruffin Brantley Grady and Wanda L. ' 
Self were married Jan, II in Greensboro, 

James A. "Alex" Hutchins has been 
appointed director of extension for Pied- 
mont Technical College, Roxboro, N.C. 
Hutchins will coordinate all practical skills 
and occupational courses while supervis- 
ing all general-interest courses offered 
through the extension division of the 

William T McFarland is employed as a 
special agent with the US. Treasury De- 
partment, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco 
and Firearms, assigned to the Jacksonville, 
Fla.. area. 


Rich Bonham is a sales representative 
with A-P-A Transport Corp. in Salem, Va. 
Ronald P. Butler, attorney at law. has 
recently opened a general practice at the 
Legal Center, 115 S. Hamilton Street, 
High Point, N.C, 

Rob Cassell has formed American Mort- 
gage Service Companies. This corporation 
will be opening American Mortgage 
Assistance Center on a national level, 
Rob IS president of American Mortgage 
Assistance in Greensboro and owns 
Cassell Investment Programs in Charlotte, 
He resides in Matthews with his wife. In- 
gnd. and six-year-old son, Robbie. 
David "Eli" Eley and Sharon Gail Cox 
were married May 18, 1985. He is 
employed by Sarvis, Inc. of Jacksonville, 
Fla., as a district sales manager for the 
Mid-Atlantic region. 
Pat Grady and his wife. Judith, 5126 
Hunters Trail. Wilmington, N.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a son. Ryan Patrick, 
on February 27- 

Glen Wesley Gray is store manager of 
Noland Company, Jacksonville, N.C. 
James Michael Hayes and his wife, 
Cathy, 1206 M(, Pleasant Dr„ Suffolk, 
Va,, announce the birth of a son. Michael 
Casey, on January 6, Jim is manager of 
Sovran Credit Corp. in Suffolk. 
Elizabeth Sue Hunt is a Spanish 
teacher in the Alamance County School 
system, Graham. N.C. 
Eric Layer is district supervisor for Crib 
'n Candle in Richmond. Va. 
Robert Oakes Jr. is a loan officer and 
assistant treasurer for Central Carolina 
Bank, Burlington, N.C. 

David 0. Park has 

been appointed vice 
president of Southern 
National Bank of 
North Carolina, Prior 
to joining Southern 
National, he was cor- 
porate purchasing 
manager for Whitaker 
General Medical in Richmond. Va, 

The Magazine of Elon 

May. 1986 

Betty Combs Pitt is a paralegal for 
Sherman and Sterling in New York City. 
Betsy Weaton Porter \^ a self-cm ployed 
music ceacher in Burke, Va. 
Janet L. Stewart and Jack Thunell 
were married May 4, 1985. Thev now live 
at 7420 Spring Tree Drive, Springfield. Va. 
Carol Short Zimmermati is a bookkecp 
or for Wysong &. Miles Company, 
Greensboro, NC 


Debra Lane Brown is a banking officer 
wich Branch Bank and Trust in Sanford, 

Kevin Cea is a creative director for 
Tatum, Toomey and Whicker in High 
Point. N.C, 

Fred Caudle Jr. is a realtor for Rcmax 
oi Butkhead in Atlanta, Ga. 
Joe and Pal McCauley Harrison, 70P 
Stocklcy Bridge Dr., Chesapeake, Va,, an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Franklin Lee, 
on April 3. 

Rob Johnson is an assistant regional 
manager for Royal Business Machines of 
Londonderry, N.H. 

Brenda Joan Massengill is an elemen- 
tary counselor for Potosi School, Potosi, 

Martha Rose Holding McKinnon and 
husband, Thomas '78, reside m Jupiter, 
Fia., where they designed and built their 
mortgage-free 3,000 sq. ft. home, includ- 
ing a pool and spa, overlooking a fish 
pond on 1 1/2 acres. Construction of 
^heir home took 1 1/2 years. Martha is 
planning to retire from teaching English 
at Jupiter High to remain home with 
their three-year-old son. Jason Oliver, and 
to begin designing their vacation log 
home in N,C. 

Vickie Roll Sitko and her husband, 
Joe, 103 Aiherton Court, Greer. S.C. an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Anna 
Leigh, on February 14. They also have a 
daughter, Natalie Brooke, born July 23. 
1^80 and a son, Kevin Robert, born 
February I'J, 1982. Vickie is pursuing an 
associate degree in nursing at Greenville 
Technical College. 


Alyson Foster Caldwell is serving as 

vice president of The Junior Charity 
League of Concord, Inc. She and her hus- 
band. Paul, have a three-year-old daughter, 
Sara Beth, and have just built a new home 
at 1821 Thompson Drive, Concord, N.C. 
Paul M. Eanes Jr. and Martha Jane 
Robinson were married March 8 in 

Bill Fowler is PGA golf professional and 
club manager for Roxboro Country Club 
in Roxboro, N.C, 

Mr. and Mrs. Mack B. Grady, 3405 
Bonaparte Way, Durham, N.C, announce 
the birth of a daughter, Megan Etta, on 
March 7. They also have a son. Mack 
Brantley Jr., age three. 
John Milton Hinkle II is a pilot in the 
Marines stationed m Marietta, Ga. 
Andrew "Andy" Kirkman has been 
named vice president and city manager of 
Security Bank and Trust Company's 
Spencer office. 

Paul John Leonesio is a technical man- 
ager for Baxter-Travenol in Round Lake, III. 
Gordon M. and Nancy Alice 
Oldham, Rt- I. Box 240. Reidsville, N.C.. 
announce the birth of a son, Justin Neal, 
on March 28. 

Randolph M. Oxendinc, and his wife. 
Darlynn, Rt. 6, Box 439, Henderson, 
NC, announce the birth of a daughter. 
Ashley Morgan, on March 2. They also 
have a daughter, Randi Michell, age three, 

Terri Workman Proffitt is an ad- 
ministrative assistant for Ann Woods, 
Ltd, in Charlottesville, Va. 

Tapscott '60 
Goes to Head 
of the Class 

In her 25 years as an educator, Bar- 
bara McCauley Tapscott has done 
everything from teach verb conjuga- 
tions to develop statewide curricu- 
lum guidelines. 

She began her career in I960 as a 
brand new Elon graduate teaching 
Enghsh, French and biology in Ala- 
mance County's Pleasant Grove 
High School. Today she is assistant 
superintendent of instruction for the 
Burlington City Schools and the 
newly elected vice chairman of the 
North Carolina State Board of 

Tapscott was first appointed to the 
13-member state board in 1981. The 
board is responsible for setting edu- 
cational policy for the state's public 

As vice chairman Tapscott replaces 
Mebane M. Pritchett, executive di- 
rector of the John Motley Morehead 
Foundation, who was elected chair- 
man. Pritchett fills the position held 
by CD. Spangler Jr., new president 
of the University of North Carolina 

The new responsibility will mean 
regular trips to Raleigh for Tapscott 
to attend the board's monthly two- 
day meetings. The largest current 
project for the group is their Basic 
Education Plan, an eight-year plan 
designed to reduce class size, stan- 
dardize the level of instruction and 
generally enhance quality in the 
state's public schools. The Career 
Ladder program, Quality Assurance 
in Teacher Education, and school 
system merger issue are other 

Tapscott received her A.B. degree 
in English from Elon in I960. She 
has also received master's and doc- 

toral degrees from the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Tapscott has moved steadily up the 
ranks in the Burlington City Schools 
since joining the system as a teacher 
in 1962, having served as a principal, 
director of elementary education 
and director of secondary education. 
In 1985 she was named assistant 
superintendent for instruction. 

In recent years Tapscott has assist- 
ed in planning and implementing a 
number of major projects for the 
Burlington City Schools which have 
received wide attention and adop- 
tion. The Accountability in Primary 
Reading Program, which she helped 
to write and direct, went on to be- 
come a statewide reading program. 
Another program, the Right to 
Write, is also widely acclaimed. She 
is also a past chairperson of the 
North Carolina Competency Test 

Tapscott and her husband, Wil- 
liam, are the parents of two sons: 
Kent, a pharmacist in Graham, N.C.; 
and Kyle, a sophomore at N.C. 
State University. 

Charles Smith is a special agent wirh 
the F.B.I, in New Orleans. La. 
Jamie W. Tinsley IV manages the family 
horse farm. Merry Dale Farm, in Orange, 



Barbara Hartman is attending the medi- 
cal technologist program at Bowman Gray 
School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C, 
Bill Britton, instructor at Casrle Air 
Force Base m California, has been pro- 
moted to captain and is enrolled in the 
master's program in international relations 
at U. C. Stanislauss, 

Beverly Vestal Cea is a teacher in the 
Greensboro City School system. 
Bryan F. Dalton and wife, Carolyn. 305 
South Melville St., Apt, J., Graham, N.C., 
announce the birth of a daughter, Erin 
Sue, on Nov. 30, 1985. Bryan is site 
manager at Alamance Battleground State 
Historic Site in Butlington, N.C. 
Alamance Battleground was the scene of 
a pre-Revolutionary War battle involving 
the N.C militia and baclccouncry farmers 
called Regulators on May 16. 1771. 

Gary Fitchett has been appointed a cor- 
porate area supervisor by Domino's Pizza 
Inc., in Philadelphia, where he recently 
supervised the opening of a new store on 
Uvick St. 

Ruffin B. Grady is vice president of 
Business Furniture Services. Inc. in 
Raleigh, N.C. 

Charles Griffith is assistant attorney for 
Norfolk Commonwealth, Norfolk, Va. 
James Anthony Matanzo is a teacher 
and coach m the Alamance County 
School system, Graham, N.C, 
Thomas O. McKinnon and wife, Mar- 
tha Rose Holding '76. reside in Jupiter, 
Fla,, where they designed and built their 
mortgage-free 3,000 sq. ft, home, including 
a pool and spa, overlooking a fish pond 
on 1 1/2 acres. Construction of their 
home took ! 1/2 years. He is employed by 
Palm Beach Gardens High School as a 
physical education teacher and head 
baseball coach, 

Robin Hall Overton and her husband, 
David, 132 S, Willie Avenue. Wheeling. 
111., announce the birth of a son, David 
James, on November 15. 

John Pelosky is operations officer for 
the -Ith GST Brigade stationed at Fort 
Jackson, S.C. He and his wife, Karen 
'80, recently purchased a new home in 
Elgin, S.C. They have a cwo-year-old 
daughter, Kristen. 

Gary Spitler, who is in his eighth year 
as Sports Information Director at Pem- 
broke State University, has been named 
by his peers as the "NAIA District 26 
Sports Information Director of the Year." 
In addition to his SID duties, he serves as 
executive director of the Braves Club, the 
athletic booster club at PSU. He is also 
jhe Service Bureau Director for the South 
Atlantic Conference, Service Bureau Di- 
rector of the Carolinas Conference, and 
District Information Director for the NAIA 
District 26, handling all the publicity for 
NAIA schools in North Carolina. 
David Stovall is general manager of Lake 
Okeechobee Golf and Tennis Resort in 
South Florida. He lives in Winter Haven 
with his wife, Tracey, and daughter, Erica. 

John R. Atkinson, 

USNR, has recently 
been promoted to 
Commanding Officer 
of the Naval Reserve 
Center in Kingsport, 
Tenn. Atkinson will 
oversee the training 
and administration of over 200 drilling 
reservists from throughout the Upper East 
Tennessee and Southwest Virginia regions. 
Atkinson's new position was made official 
during the very impressive Change of 
Command ceremony held m Kingsport 
on February 8 

The promotion also means a move for 
Atkinson and his wife. Dianne 
McAllister '81, and their son, Brent, 1. 
They have been living in Jacksonville, 
Ra,, where Atkinson served as Fire Con- 
trol Officer aboard the guided missile 
frigate USS Samuel Eliot Morrison. 

Atkinson began his naval career in 1980 
after completing Officer Candidate School 
in Newport, Rhode Island. His career has 
been distinguished by several honors, in- 
cluding the Navy Achievement Medal for 
meritorious service as a member of the 
United Nations Multi-National Peace 
Keeping Force in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983. 
Philip Benton and Sarah Deen were 
married May 17, 1985, at St, Pauls 
Church in Richmond, Va. 
Kim Cockerham has been promoted to 
assistant vice president of Wachovia Bank 
and Trust Company in Greenville, N.C, 
Kenneth E. Cox has graduated from the 
Army material control and accounting 
specialist course at Fort Lee, Va. 
Teresa Simpson Crawford recently did 
a presentation at NCSU's Education Day 
on the importance of autobiographical 
writing for adolescence. Theresa and her 
husband, John, announce the birth of a 
son, Kyle Walton, on November 22, 1985. 
Teresa Ann Frazier is a laboratory 
technologist for Roche Biomedical 
Laboratories, Burlington, N.C, 
Loma Mary Goudey is a telephone 
surveyor for Research Triangle Institute, 
Research Triangle Park, N.C. 
Ernie Hines, sergeant major in the 
Marine Corps, has recently been transfer- 
red to the U.S. Marine Corps recruiting 
station in Raleigh. He will be in charge of 
Marine recruiting for the state of North 

Michael Eric Martin is employed in 
the customer service department of 
General Electric Credit Corp. in 
Charlotte, N.C 

William P. Newman is assistant vice 
president of Wachovia Bank and Trust in 
Reidsville. N.C. 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1986 

Vince Puhl is emploved by Allied Signal 
Corporation in Baton Rouge, La. 
Cathy Watkins Riddle and her hus- 
band. Jimmy '81. P- O. Box 1057. 
Ramseur, N.C.. announce the birch of a 
d,iughter, Amy Catherine, on January 9. 
Bob Rodriquez and his wife, Kim '80. 
2265 Wilkins Street. Butlington, N.C., an- 
nounce the birth of a son, Jared Thomas, 
on August 31, 1985. Bob, a C.RA. with 
Roche Biomedical Laboratories in Burl- 
ington, has been promoted to manager of 
systems control. 

C. Grayson Whitl 

has been named city 
executive for First 
Citiiens Bank in 
Eden- He has full 
management respon- 
sibilities for the Eden 


Mike Bordone and his wife, Wanda, 
5809 Horton Place, Fayetteville. N.C. an- 
nounce the bitth of a son, Richard Bryce. 
on November 27, 1985. 
David Byrd is a detective on the burglary 
squad for the Greensboro Police 

Keith Alan Mason is a consultant with 
Dunhill in Charlotte, N.C. 
Bobby Pearce is manager of technical 
services for Northern Telecom in Research 
Triangle Park, N.C, 

Karen Pelosky is pursuing a career in 
real estate- She and her husband, John 
"78, recently purchased a new home in 
Elgin, S.C. Their daughter, Kristen, was 
two years old this past October and is at- 
tending preschool two days a week. 
Ava Marie Power is senior merchandise 
manager for J, C, Penney in Greensboro, 

Jerry Puorro is territorial marketing 
manager for Delmarva Sash &. Door 
Company in Pt. Pleasant, N.J- 
Kim Hicks Rodriquez and husband. 
Bob '79. 2265 Wilkins Street, Burlington, 
N,C,, announce the birth of a son, ]ai^ 
Thomas, on August 31, 1985, 
Patricia Jo Cherry Whitney and her 
husband, Frank, 508 Ranger, Beeville, 
Texas, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Laura Jayne, on March i. 


William E, Bulen was awarded the Cer- 
tificate of Achievement for outstanding 
leadership by the Secretary of the Army 
during a Pentagon ceremony on February 
27 Bulen was recognised for facing over- 
whelming odds as the leader of a combat 
engineer task force supporting the division 
at the national training center at Fort Ir- 
win, Calif, During the Pentagon ceremony 
It was stated that Bulen sec an example 
"by using professional competence, 
stamina, the element of competition, and 
a positive attitude to overcome some 
adverse circumstances." 
Mike Chavis is a crooper with the N.C. 
Highway Patrol in Eliiabeth City, N.C. 
Nancy Dennen and Anthony Travia 
were married Nov. 2, 1985, and are now 
living in Winslow Township, N.J. Nancy is 
.1 senior research and testing analyst for 
Cigna Corp. in Voorhces, N.J. 
Ken Green recently found a small reward 
for his hectic life; he was featured in an 
article in the Burlington Daily Timei-Neivs. 
Green, a former Elon wrestler, teaches 
biology and coaches at Graham High 
School. He was featured in the newspaper 
as an example of the growing trend of 
teachers moonlighting to enhance their 
salaries. Green works during the year not 
only as a teacher and coach, but also as a 
part-time lumberjack, cashier, dog breeder 
and pool attendant. "Economically it's 
tough to stay in teaching and lead a 

Aces State 
CPA Exam 

By Sue Brooks 

Elizabeth Schumacher kept her 

nose in a book for 11 weeks. 

"I did nothing but study," the 
Greensboro, woman said about the 
time she spent cramming for the 
state CPA exam. 

It was time we!l spent. 
Schumacher of 1817 Dunleith Way 
has just found out she made the 
top score on the test given in 
November 1985. 

"You are not only in an elite 
group of 4.6 percent who passed all 
four parts, but you also made the 
highest grade of all North Carolina 
candidates who attempted the ex- 
amination," the NC. State Board of 
CPA Examiners told her in a con- 
gratulatory tetter. The North 
Carolina CPA Foundation, Inc., 
then gave Schumacher its 
Katherine Guthrie Gold Medal 
Award, which she received March 
22 in Charlotte. 

Schumacher, 33, a supervisor in 
financial planning for AT&T's Pur- 
chasing and Transportation 
Organization, said the Lambers 
CPA review course, an U-week 
commercial course she took at the 
University of North Carolina at 
Greensboro, helped her 

The relatively short, intensive 
review helps people pull together all 
they've learned throughout their 
college years, she said, However to 
make the course count, "you've got 
to be willing to give up a lot of 
personal time," Schumacher said. 

The test itself is a two-and-a-half 
day ordeal. "By the time Friday 
comes around, you're just ready to 
have a drink and go home," 
Schumacher said. 

She scored an average of 94.2 on 
the four parts of the exam. The 
series of tests is given twice a year 

by the state board. All states give 
the same test. 

Schumacher graduated from Eton 
College in 1974 with a double ma- 
jor in accounting and business 

"Back when I had to make a 
decision about what I was going to 
do, I read an article in the 
newspaper saying that there were a 
lot of jobs in accounting," 
Schumacher said. "That's really 
what made me decide to go into 

She has worked for AT6iT at the 
Guilford Center on Mount Hope 
Church Road seven years, and 
plans to continue there for the 
foreseeable future, she said. Before 
working at ATGtT she was with 
Robertson Neal &. Co., a 
Greensboro CPA firm. 

The state CPA exam is offered 
twice a year, and about 1,350 peo- 
ple take it each time, said Nancy 
Moore, coordinator of examinations 
for the state board. Of the 1,346 
people who took the exam in 
November, 268 passed, Moore said. 
However, only 61 of those 268 pass- 
ed all four parts of the test on their 
first try. The other 207 people pass- 
ed one or more parts they had 
previously failed. 

"So Mrs. Schumacher was in a 
very elite group," Moore said. 

Reprinted with permiMion of GreerubDW Daily 
Nt-u'i & Record 

normal lifestyle," says Green, who loves 
teaching but finds he must stay "on the 
move" earning supplemental salaries, 
Dodv Milliard and James C, Nichols III 
were married May 10 and arc now living 
in Pinehursc, N,C, 

Charles Houchins 111 is assistant cashier 
at Fitst Virginia Bank-Southside in 
Amelia, Va. 

Linda C. Kent is the regional admini- 
strator for the North Carolina Branch of 
Zurich American Life. She lives in Greens- 
boro and has recently purchased a new 

Pamela Guy Mason is a rate analyst for 
Eastern Airlines in Charlocte, N.C. 
David Mantiply is a salesman for UA.D. 
Laboratories Inc, in Greensboro, N.C. 
Lori Lamb Mamonc is a court reporter 
and transcriber for Pinellas County, Fla. 
James "Jimmy" Riddle and his wife. 
Cathy '79, R O. Box 1057, Ramseur. 

N.C, announce the birth of a daughter, 
Amy Catherine, on January 9. 
Cindy Simmons is employed by State 
Farm Insurance Company in Palm Bay, Fla. 
Lynn Hotchkin Sheard is manager of 
the teal estate office at Columbia Univer- 
sity, Edison, N.J. 

Nancy Dennen Travia is a research 
analyst for Cigna Corp., Voorhecs, N.j, 


Lisa Woodle Bennett is a computer 
operator for Statesville Iredell Radiology 
in Statesville, N,C. 

Lori Williams Bork is married to Ran- 
dy Botk, an Exxon Tugboat Pilot, and 
they live in Shaftsbury, Vermont, They 
have a one-year-old son. 
Carol Davidson Boyd is an ophthalmic 
technician for Stuart Institute for Eye 
Surgery in Stuart, Fla, 

Barbara Carter is a research technician 
for R, J, Reynolds Industries in Winston- 
Salem, N,C, 

Allison Cooke is a teacher in the Bar- 
tow County Schools in Taylotsvillc, Ga, 
Peggy Fry has been employed for the 
past two years by AT&T Communications 
as an engineering supervisor. 
Melody Honeycutt is a radiation 
therapy technologist at Cape Fear Valley 
Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C, 
Richard A. Hundley has been pro- 
moted to personnel superintendent of the 
Santa Fe Springs plant with United States 
Gypsum Company located in Los _ 
Angeles, Calif 

Ann Campbell Hunter and William 
Daniel Demarest were married on March 
8 in Clemmons, N.C, 
John "Jay" Knight has accepted the 
position of director of catering and ban- 
quets for the Desoto Hilton Hotel in 
Savannah, Ga. He moved to Savannah 
from Hilton Head, S.C. where he was 
general manager of Costal Restaurant 
Corporation. Jay and his wife, Cyndi. an- 
nounce the birch of a son, John H. Ill, 
on June 20, 1985. 

Joyce "J.R" Luster is working in produc- 
tion for Velcon Filters and as a cashier 
for Food Lion in Reidsville, N.C. 
Donella Jarrett McKenzie is a medical 
laboratory technician at High Point 
Regional Hospital in High Point, N.C. 
Beth Little Newton and her husband, 
Dennis, 2141 Herron Road, Burlington, 
N.C, announce the birth of a son, Justin 
Cole, on December ■}, 1985. Beth is cur- 
rently enrolled in the mastets of counsel- 
ling program at Liberty University, Lyn- 
chburg, Va- 

Edwin D. Reams Jr. has been promoted 
by Carolina Power Sl Light Co. to ac- 
counting manager in the company's 
Asheboro office. 

Al Simpson is a biologist for N.C. 
Wildlife Commission in Shiloh, N.C. 
Wayne Lewis Smith is a teacher at 
South Stokes High School in Walnut 
Cove. N.C. 

Eliiabeth Olsen Soderlund is a full- 
cime mother and assistant to her husband 
in Showplacc Custom Detailing in San 
Juan Capistrano, Calif 
Anna C. Storey is emploved as a sales 
representative by Skylight Inn, 
Greensboro, N.C. 

Eric C. Strimple is a firefighcer/EMT 
for the City of Greensboro, N.C. 
Mike Teachey is a mortgage loan officer 
for Citizens Savings &. Loan in Raleigh, 

Robert "Fish" Trout is teaching prin- 
ting and photography and coaching track 
at T C. Williams High School in Alexan- 
dria, Va. 


Billie Jean Richards Allmond is a 

staff accountant for American Pioneer 
Savings Bank in Orlando, Ra. 
Brad Bennett is in textile management 
with Butlington Industries, Statesville, N.C. 
Todd Bryant is location manager for 
ARA Services, Inc. in Greensboro, N.C 
James Cheek and his wife. Sheryl, 105 
Lee Court, Easley, S.C, announce the 
birth of a daughter, Ashley Caroline, on 
April 18. James and Sheryl moved into 
their new home just in time fot the new 
arrival. James is director of environmental 
services with Service Master at Easley 
Baptise Hospital. 

Christopher Charles Fish is a first 
lieutenant with the 7ch U.S. Army artillery 
detachment in Schwatmstadt-Treysa, West 

David Alan Gandy is a first lieutenant in 
the USMC stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. 
Dec Norris Harrison teaches third 
grade in the Pitt County Schools, Green- 
ville, N.C. 

The Magazine of Elon May, 1986 


Elizabeth Saunders and John Horan were 
married August 17, I'^SS, in Great Falls, Va. 
Kenneth Boyd Joyce is a senior lifeguard 
.ind lifeguard trainee instructor with Lack's 
Beach Service. Inc. at Myrtle Beach, S.C. 
Clay Lester is employed by Rose's Stores, 
Inc. in Raleigh, N.C. 

Dale Thomas Massey is a plant control- 
ler for Collins 6l Aikman in Graham, N.C. 
Jeff Michel is living in Jacksonville, Fla., 
,ind IS employed as a sales representative 
for Hoffmaster Company, Inc. for the north 
Florida and southern Georgia territory. 
Mark "EnnJs" Moore is a first-year stu- 
dent at Southern College of Optometry 
in Memphis, Tenn. 

Jade Lynn Nicholas is a customer ac- 
count assistant for Wang Laboratories, 
Inc. in Bethesda, Md. 
Beth B. Pinson has been promoted into 
management with Living Well Fitness 
Centers in Salem. Va. 
Pam Prichard is a library assistant in the 
Halifax County School system, Halifax, Va. 
Mitze Taylor-Thomas and her husband, 
Lee, 1601 Stanhope Drive, Fayetteville.N.C. 
announce the birth of a daughtet, Melissa 
Leigh, on January 27. Mitze teaches se- 
cond grade at Seventy-First Elementary. 
Stan Tootoo and wife. Sherry, 2301 
Camellia Drive, Wilmington, N.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter. Megan 
Bfittanvi on February 18. Stan is working 
for Atlantic Distributors as a sales 

Mary Elizabeth Watson and Arthur 
Milton Silver were married on January 18. 
Mary is employed by Arthur Silver In- 
ve.^tments in New Bern, N.C. 


Kelly Crissman is managerof distribution 
for This End Up Furniture in Bell, Calif, 
Tim Clayton is a graduate student at 
UNC-Chape! Hill. 

Sandra Cook is a financial analyst for 
Northern Telecom. Inc. in Research 
Triangle Park. 

Hiram Thomas Dillon is a field assis- 
tant for The Travelers Insurance Co. in 
Orlando, Fla. 

John Franklin Fitchett III is a fran- 
chise consultant for Dominos Piiia, Inc., 
in Atlanta. Ga. 

Kathy Ann Geraghiy is an administra- 
tive assistant for the National Rifle 
Association in Washington. D.C. 
Bill Hall Jr. is division laboratory super- 
visor for Perdue, Inc. in Accomac, Va. 
William James Hennigan Jr. and Cyn- 
thia Diane Foster were married on March 
8 in Burlington, N.C. 
Susan Claire Hughes is a recreation 
therapist assistant at Portsmouth Psychiatric 
Center and a pharmaceutical assistant for 
Florence Drug Store in Norfolk, Va. She 
is also studying to become a physical 
therapist assistant. 

Jill Lorraine Isaac and Martin H, Baker 
were married Jan. 11 in Claremoni, N.C. 
Cheri Jordan and Esker E. "Trip" 
Amos '85 were married February 1. 
Cheri is employed by the Birmingham 
Convention Bureau, 

Mark Kemp and wife, Hope '86, 1923 
White Hollow Dr.. Greenville, N.C, an- 
nounce the birth of a daughter, Rebekah 
Joy. on February !6. 

Lori Ann Libby teaches health and phys- 
ical education at Culpeper High School 
in Culpeper, Va. She is also assistant 
coach in field hockey and track. 
Beverly Boal McLean is a travel consul- 
tant for Dominion Travel Service in 
Newport News, Va. 

Jane Tucker Price and her husband. 
Douglas Randall, Rt, 6. Box 185-B. 
Hendersonville. N.C, announce the birth 
of a son. Will, on July 29. 1985. They 
also have another son, Douglas Randall 
II. born June 18. 1984. 
Julia Rosalyn Strange is employed as 
.in account representative for Kelly Ser- 
vices in Richmond, Va. 
Don Taylor is a medical laboratory tech- 
nologist for John Umstead Hospital in 
Butner. N.C, 

Beth Durham Teachey is employed by 
Roche Biomedical in Burlington, N.C 


Laurie Hafner 

The Reverend 
Laurinda (Laurie) 
Hafner '76 is pastor 
of the Lakewood 
United Church of 
Christ in Lake- 
wood, Ohio. 
After receiving the BA degree in 
political science at Elon, she attended 
Christian Theological Seminary in In- 
dianapolis and was awarded the master 
of divinity degree in 197^. In June of 
this year she will receive a doctorate in 
divinity from McCormick's Theological 
Seminary in Chicago. 

For the past seven years Hafner has 
been in her present position at 
Lakewood, which she loves. Two years 
ago she married Rick Walters, an at- 
torney. Between commuting to Chicago 
to school and working full time, she 
enjoys running, tennis, photogtaphy 
and politics— still an avid interest. 
Visiting Elon friends Paige Garriiques 
"77 and Leslie Carter '76 is an annual 

Hafner and her husband live at 3387 
W. 5[st St., Cleveland. Ohio 44111. 

Donald B. Johnson 

When Don 
Johnson graduated 
from Elon in 1957, 
he was president of 
the senior class. 
Now he runs an 
entire school as 
principal of Weldon 
Elementary in Weldon, N.C. 

His career, including becoming a stu- 
dent again to earn an M.Ed, degree 
from East Carolina University in 1966, 
has involved classroom teaching and 
coaching almost every sport imagin- 
able. In 1967 he coached the East-West 
All-Star football game with fellow 

Elon grad Whitney Bradham '57- Mov- 
ing into administrative duties in 1976 
brought an end to coaching days, but 
never to the memories. Johnson cur- 
rently enjoys hunting and fishing. 

Johnson and his wife, Isadora, whom 
he married in 1961. have three child- 
ren. Chris is a sophomore at East 
Carolina, Al is a senior at North 
County High School East, and Donna 
is in the Sth grade in Weldon. 

The Johnson's mailing address is: 
Post Office Box 265, Jackson, N.C- 

Ernestine Bridges Bishop 

Ernestine Bishop 
'54 majored in 
English and french 
at Elon and also 
served as the senior 
class secretary. In 
1959 she received a 
master's degree in 
education from Appalachian. Since 
then she has been in the classroom 
teaching English, either at the high 
school or college level. She is currently 
a part-time teacher at Central Pied- 
mont Community College, an affilia- 
tion that began about 18 years ago- 

Bishop returned to Elon for her 25th 
reunion in 1979 and enjoyed 

seeing her former roommate and wed- 
ding attendant, Mary Lee Farlow '54. 

Reading is her favorite pastime, with 
some needlework and crossword puzzles 
worked in between. She is also active 
in the women's group at Grace United 
Methodist Church in Charlotte. 

Ernestine and her husband, Hayes, 
who works for Celanese, have one 
daughter, Shelia, a sophomore at the 
University of North Carolina 

The Bishops live at 822 Silverleaf 
Road. Charlotte. N.C 28210. 


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Esker E. "Trip" Amos and Cheri Jor- 
dan '84 were married February I. Trip is 
employed by Liberty Hardware Manufac- 
turing in Birmingham, Ala, 
Ann Anderson is working in the Social 
Secuntv office m Reidsville, N.C. 
David George Atkins has been accepted 
to US, Naval Aviation Officer Candidate 
School at Pcnsacola. Fla. Upon comple- 
tion in August, he will receive a commis- 
sion and begin flight training which lasts 
from one to two years depending on the 
aircraft type. His total initial obligation is 
7 1/2 v^ars. 

D^ve Bell is a staff accountant for Epic 
Mortgage in Sterling, Va. 
Melinda Brown, first-year basketball 
coach at Archdale-Trinity Middle School, 
High Point, had an undefeated season of 

Michael Brown, first-year basketball 
coach at Ferndale Middle School, High 
Point, had an undefeated season of 10-0. 
Robert L. Chapman was presented the 
Air Assault Badge upon graduation from 
the U. S. Army's air assault school at Fort 
Campbell, Ky 

Barry Church is a staff accountant with 
Kayser-Roth Hosiery, Inc. in Greensboro. 

Denise Ditzler is a commercial lines 
specialist for Allied Group Insurance in 
Santa Rosa, Calif 

Debbie Drummond is a junior accoun- 
tant for Clydes of Georgetown, 
Washington, D.C. 

Gregory James Farina is a junior ac- 
countant for Lee, Sexton and Marshon in 
Levittown, Penn. 

Tammy Franklin is working with an ac- 
counting firm in Greensboro and recently 
received her real estate salesman license. 
Beth Gallo is a budget analyst at Ameri- 
can Systems Corp, in Annandale, Va. 
Amy Washburn Griffith and her hus- 
band, Scott, H-5 University Gardens, 
Chapel Hill. N,C., announce the birth of 
a son, Scott Taylor, on September 21. 
Harry N. Hicock Jr. was recendy com- 
missioned an Army second lieutenant 
upon graduation from the Officer Can- 
didate School, Exirt Benning, Ga, 
Mary Kelly is office manager and CPR 
coordinator for the American Heart 
Association in Greensboro, N.C. 
Edgar E. Malker will be transferring 
from UNCC to North Carolina Central 
University in Durham this August. He in- 
tends to major in biology/medical tech- 
nology. He is currently employed by 
Charlotte Memorial Hospital and Medical 
Center at the neighborhood health center. 
He will resign this summet to continue 
his studies in hopes of obtaining a master's 
and a doctoral degree in biology He has 
received an AAS degree in medical 
assisting from Gaston College. Edgar writes 
that he is confident that he has found his 
dream and is setting out to obtain it! 
Garry Nathaniel Pierce is a second 
lieutenant in the US Army stationed at 
Fort Benning, Ga. 

John H. Pinson is director of safety ser- 
vices for The Roanoke Valley Chapter of 
The American Red Cross in Roanoke, Va, 
Molly C. Sim is a programmer/analyst 
for Coyne Kalajian, Inc.. a computer con- 
sulting firm in Arlington, Va. 
Heidi Steeber is a surgical coordinator for 
the Virginia Eye Institute in Richmond, Va. 
Thea Lynne Stewart is a programmer 
and systems analyst for Northern Telecom, 
Inc. in the Research Triangle Park, N.C. 
Betty Anderson-Strickland is employed 
by Lenox Baker Children's Hospital in 
Durham as volunteer coordinator. 
Dan Thompson, U. S. Army, is station- 
ed at Ft, Jackson, S.C 
Jennifer Eileen Thompson is a 
physical therapy student at The Universi- 
ty of New York at Stonybrook, 
Charles Stephen Welch 11 is employed 
in a management trainee program at 
Stuart Industries Plant # 7, Asheboro, 

The Magazine of Elon 

May, 1986 



Loukia Louka has accepted a position 
with The WashiJiglonian, a monthlv 
regLonal magazine. She will be serving as 
an editorial intern. 

Hope Newman Kemp and husband. 
Mark '84, 1PZ3 White Hollow Drive, 
GreenvLlle, S.C., announce the birth of a 
daughter, Rebekah Joy, on February 16. 
Jae Hagan Neumann is a restaurant ac- 
counting bookteeper for Hardee's Food 
Systems, [nc. in Rocky Mount, N,C. 
Barbara Quinn Wheeler and husband, 
Kenneth, 217 Shifting Log Drive, Hamp- 
ton. Va.. announce the birth of a son, 
Brian Roberts, on February 28. 



Clara J. McCauley, 2007 Lake Avenue, 
Knoxville, Tenn., died January 3L Miss 
McCauley, who joined the Knoxville 
school system in 1929 as a music teacher, 
was 90 years old. The thirteenth child in 
a family of 16. she began her leaching 
career in the rural schools of North 
Carolina in I9I4. She was the eighth child 
in her family to attend Elon College. 


Bertha Paschall Shipp, Route I. Mor- 
risville, NC, died March 12. A resident 
of the Durham Rest Home &l Retirement 
Center, she was a former teacher in the 
Durham County schools. 


In the March issue of The Magazine of Elon 
it was incorrectly reported that L.J. "Hap" 
Perry was superintendent of the Rock- 
ingham County schools. He served as the 
superintendent of the Reidsville school 
system. In 1948 he was named executive 
director of the N.C. High School Athletic 


Robert Wyckoff Andrew, 406 Shernll 
St., Greensboro, N.C, died October 15. 
1985. He was employed by Phipps Hard- 
ware until his retirement. He was an avid 
sportsman and a member of Buffalo 
Presbyterian Church. 


Mary Ethel Strader, 909 Spring Garden 
Street, Greensboro. N.C, died March 12. 
Miss Strader was a native of Forsyth 
County, a retired assistant cashier for 
North Carolina National Bank, and 
member of the Congregational United 
Church of Christ. She was Greensboro's 
first female bank officer. 


Lois McFarland Caddeli, 2810 E. 
Bessemer Ave., Greensboro, N.C, died 
February 12 at her home. 
Grover Earl Holt, Rt. 8, Box 16, Burl- 
ington, N.C, died February 3. He was a 
native of Alamance County, served in the 
Army during World War II and was a 
retired bus driver. 


Mary Edna Phillips Winfield, P. O. 

Box 36, Pantego. N.C., died January 22. 
She was a retired teacher, social worker 
and insurance saleswoman. She was active 
in a local sewing circle, art classes and 
senior citizen's group, 


Charles Robert Hamrick, R O. Box 

1401, Atlantic Beach, N.C, died Jan. 31. 
Mary Pearl Preston Paris, 925 New 
Garden Road, Friends Home, Greensboro, 
N.C., died April 12. She was a native of 
Forsyth County and a member of the 
Congregational United Church of Christ. 


James D. Rumley Jr., 4012 Driftwood 
Drive, East, Holiday. Ra., died January 27. 
He \vas a minister with the United Church 
o( Christ and former pastor of Holiday 
United Church of Christ. 


Edwin Thomas Nash, 1501 Darden St., 
High Point, N.C, died April 11. Nash was 
president of Archdale Manufacturing 
Company, Inc. 


Edward J. DiPaolo, Swarthmore, Penn., 
died January 18. A former Ridley School 
District Maintenance Engineer, he was a 
charter member and past president of the 
Ridley Adult School and the Delaware 
Valley Association of School Plant Direc- 
tors; a charter member of the Pennsylvania 

Association of School Business Officials; 
a member of the National Association of 
School Business Officials; and past presi- 
dent of the Delaware Valley Turfgrass 


Graham H. Carlton, 220 Painter Lakes 

Road, Gibsonville, N.C, died March 5, 



Paul Philip Cheek. 612-A Sunset Ave., 
Asheboro, N.C, died March 12. He was 
a personnel manager for Klopman Mills. 
He was a teacher and coach before going 
to work with Klopman. 


Virginia Gay Moore, 904 Tremount Rd,, 
Salem, Va., died May 17. 1985, in Seattle, 


Manley Wade Wellman, one of the 
state's most prolific authors and a former 
faculty member at Elon during the 60s, 
died April 5. He was 83. 

Wellman was the author of more than 
50 books and 500 short stories. He was 
best known for two books — Dead and 
Gone: Classic Crimes of North Carolina, a 
collection of 10 classic North Carolina 
crimes published in 1955. and Kingdom of 
Madison, a colorful history of Madison 
County published in 1973. 

John H. Brashear, a retired Appalachian 
State University professor of economics, 
died April 7. Prof. Brashear was chairman 
of the department and professor of 
business administration at Elon in 1956. 


Emeriti Gordon 
and Powell Die 

In early May Elon College lost two 
distinguished trustees emeriti, 
Clyde W. Gordon of Burlington, 
N.C, died suddenly at his home on 
May 4. Re.\ G. Powell of Fuquay- 
Varina, N.C, died on May 3 after a 
grave illness of several weeks. 

"Elon College is saddened by the 
loss of two very fine members of 
our college family," noted President 
Fred Young. "Both of these men 
gave a great deal o{ time to this col- 
lege. Always thinking far ahead, 
they were completely committed to 
our work here." 

Gordon was a graduate of Elon 
and served on the Board of 
Trustees from 1943 until 1972, fill- 
ing the position of secretary for 
many of those years. His active 
leadership on the board also includ- 
ed membership on the executive 
and finance committees. In 1974 he 
was named "Outstanding Alumnus 
of Elon College" and was awarded 
an honorary doctor of commercial 
science degree in 1978. 

Gordon's outstanding service to 
the college was representative of 
his involvement in business and 
community activities. After many 
years in the textile business, he 
served as chairman of the board of 
Pine Chemical, Inc. and vice presi- 
dent, secretary and treasurer of 
Comer-Gordon, Inc. 

He served on many regional and 
local boards and was honored 
several times as "Man of the Year" 
by civic and professional organiza- 
tions. Gordon was also a very ac- 
tive member of the First Christian 
United Church of Christ. 

Gordon is survived by his son, 
Clyde W. Gordon Jr., and daughter, 
Patricia Jennings, both of Burl- 
ington. Gordon and his family 
recently gave the college a gift to 
help construct the fine arts center. 
In recognition of the gift, the lake 
on Elon's north campus has been 

named Lake Mary Nell in honor of 
Gordon's granddaughter Mary Nell 

Dr. Rex G. Powell was an active 
member of the Board of Trustees 
for 28 years before becoming a 
trustee emeritus in March 1985. He 
too served on the executive and 
finance committee for many years. 
Elon awarded Powell an honorary 
D.C.S. degree in 1979. 

Powell's successful business career 
was varied. He owned several 
automobile dealerships, a building 
supply company, and later was in- 
volved in the banking and in- 
surance industry. 

His civic activities extended to 
the state as well as the local level. 
Serving on regional planning com- 
missions, as mayor of Fuquay- 
Varina, and being honored as 
"Citizen of the Year" by his local 
Chamber of Commerce were only a 
few of his many distinctions. 

Powell was an active member of 
the Wake Chape! Christian Church 
of the United Church of Christ. In 
1984 Powell established the Wake 
Chapel Christian Church Scholar- 
ship Fund at Elon. 

Powell is survived by his widow, 
the former Ina Mae Byrd, and two 
daughters, Melinda P Suttenfield 
and Elizabeth P Conrad. 

Mary Graham 
Mackintosh '24 
Passes Away 

Mary Graham Lawrence Mackin- 
tosh of Elon College died suddenly 
at her home on May L She was 
the daughter of Annie Graham and 
Walter Phalti Lawrence, 1893 and 
1894 graduates and faculty members 
of Elon College. Her husband was 
the Reverend Thomas Harold 

Mackintosh's family is well 
known to Elon historians. Her 
mother was a graduate of Graham 
and Elon colleges and an instructor 
at Elon. For several years before her 
death in 1969, she was the oldest 

living alumna of the college. 

Dr. Lawrence was a professor of 
English from 1898 until 1926. His 
service to Elon encompassed many 
areas, including dean of the college. 
In 1921 he was elected to the lower 
house of the N.C. General 
Assembly — the first and only time 
a faculty member of the college has 
been elected to the legislative body. 

Growing up as a faculty child 
provided Mackintosh with many 
memories. It was her family that 
was first notified by a student fran- 
tically banging on their front door 
on January 18, 1923, yelling: "Dr. 
Lawrence, the college is on fire!" 
The Main (Administration) 
Building was aflame. 

As a college student here, her 
career was distinguished by earning 
the title of Valedictorian of the 
Class of 1924. She then attended 
the New England Conservatory of 
Music in preparation for her many 
years as a piano teacher. 

Mackintosh always played an ac- 
tive role in the life of the college 
and recently shared her memories 
in an oral history recorded by the 
McEwen Library. She was serving 
on the college's Centennial Plann- 
ing Committee at the time of her 

She is survived by one brother, 
W. Phalti Lawrence Jr. of Hamilton, 

The Way We 

With the Elon Centennial 
celebration only two years away, 
the Office of Publications is looking 
for photographs to use in publica- 
tions and displays. If you have in- 
teresting original photographs or 
snapshots from Elon's history— early 
or recent—that you are willing to 
lend or donate to the college ar- 
chives, please contact Nan Perkins, 
Director of Publications and Public 
Information, Campus Box 2116, 
Elon College. UC. 27244, 
Telephone 919/584-223L 

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Vol. 48, No. 3 

August 1986 

jRussell Gill Receives 1986-87 
Daniels- Danieley Award 

Each spring a special committee of 

students, senior faculty members 

and educators from outside the col- 
lege gather to evaluate nominations 

for the Daniels-Danieley Award for 

Excellence in Teaching. Established 

in 1972 by former president James 

Earl Danieley and his wife, Verona 

Daniels Danieley, in honor of their 

parents, the annual award 

recognizes an outstanding teacher 

each year with a certificate of 

recognition and a monetary award. 
Each year the award raises the 

question of what it means to be an 

excellent teacher. Students and col- 
leagues of Dr. Russell Gill, professor 

of English, have answered that 

question this year by pointing to 

him. As the recipient of the 

1986-87 Daniels-Danieley Award for 

Excellence in Teaching, Gill is 

described by a colleague in this 

"fxsr the depth of his knowledge, 

his sympathy and quiet dignity 

with all students, his creativity in 

the classroom, and his devotion to 

extending the range of all our 

teaching, Russell Gill is more than 

worthy of our lasting recognition." 
With characteristic modesty, 

Russell Gill disclaims any special 

knowledge of what makes a teacher 

excellent. In doing so, however, he 

unwittingly reveals his very own 
\ qualifications. 

i "A teacher offers himself as a per- 
i sonality; as a stimulus," he explains. 
■ "He offers an attitude and seeks to 
j motivate. I believe a teacher doesn't 
! teach; he provides the environment 
I for students to learn on their own." 
1 According to one of his students, 
I Gill's classroom always offers a pro- 
I ductive blend of instruction and 
I discussion. "He never shies away 
I from difficult questions," she com- 
! mented, "and he doesn't make us 
I feel uncomfortable with our ques- 
I tions, no matter what they are. I 
I always feel like he values my 
I thoughts, even if he doesn't agree." 
I Gill came to Elon in 1976. He 
I earned a bachelor's degree at The 

College of William and Mary. He 
received a master's degree and a 
doctoral degree in English from 
Harvard University. He is currently 
Chairman of the Department of 
Literature, Languages and 

In order to maintain his own 
high standards of scholarship. Gill 
spends a lot of time reading, re- 
searching and writing. In his words, 
"To be a professor means that you 
profess a discipline in many ways — 
teaching is just one of them." 
Broadening his own knowledge and 
acquiring new skills have always 
been priorities for him. 

Gill employs innovative ap- 
proaches to classroom and cur- 
riculum, exemplified by his recent 
courses in Poe and no n- traditional 
literary forms. He is a believer in 
collaborative learning — not only as 
it applies to students working 
together, but also to inter- 
disciplinary cooperation as the 
Writing-Across-the-Curricuium ap- 
proach illustrates. Gill also is an ad- 
vocate of new educational 
technology, like Elon's closed-circuit 
TV system and computer labs. 

"The challenge in teaching," Gill 
notes, "is to make students active 
rather than passive. One of my 
goals is to get students to pace 
themselves, set their own learning 
goals and pursue them." 

Centennial Committee at Work 

Elon's Centennial will be celebrated 
during the 1988-89 academic year, 
and plans are already well under 
way. A special committee has been 
formed with representative member- 
ship from the town of Elon College 
and the United Church of Christ 
as well as college trustees, administra- 
tion, faculty, students and alumni. 

Founders Day in March 1989 will 
mark the height of the celebration. 
Proposals for other Centennial ac- 
tivities include special worship ser- 
vices in the fall and spring, perfor- 
mances in fine arts, and events 

designed for joint town and college 

In an effort to plan a commemor- 
ative publication, the college is ask- 
ing for interesting original photo- 
graphs or snapshots from Elon's 
history— early or recent. If you have 
any photographs you are willing to 
lend or donate to the college ar- 
chives, please contact Nan Perkins, 
Director of Publications and Public 
Information, Campus Box 2116, 
Elon College, N.C., 27244; 
telephone 919-584-2231. 

Fulbright Scholar Angyal 
Returns from Hungary 

By Susan Klopman 

Dr. Andreiv Angyal, associate pro- 
fessor of English, was awarded a 
Fulbright Senior Lectureship in 
American literature for a six-month 
term at Louis Kossuth University in 
Debrecen, Hungary. His term began in 
January and ended just recently. 
Angyal, who came to Elon in 1976, is 
the first professor in Elon's history to 
be awarded a Fulbright Senior 
L^ccureshif). EdiWr's note 

Consumers of fried foods, devotees 
of chic fashion, lovers of books and 
flowers, and a people quietly pro- 
American— meet the Hungarians. 
Not what you expected? Even 
though Dr. Andrew J. Angyal had 
prepared extensively for his months 
as a Fulbright lecturer at Louis 
Kossuth University in Debrecen, 
Hungary, he met the unexpected 
too — finding himself in a Soviet- 
dominated country when the U.S. 
bombed Libya or within possible 
range of nuclear fallout after the 
Chernobyl disaster. 

"Like most Europeans, the Hungar- 
ian people were originally disap- 
proving, then generally very quiet 
about the American bombing of 
Libya," Angyal said. He described 
the days following the bombing as 
a week of almost palpable tension 
as Hungarians feared their country 
would serve as the passageway to 
Europe for retaliating terrorists. 

As for the Chernobyl explosion, 
"the Hungarians knew no more 
than the rest of the world," he said. 
"The lack of information really 
highlights the inadequacies of the 
Soviet system." It was the prevailing 
winds, not government's protection 
plan, that saved Hungary from 

greater exposure to the fallout. 

Officially, Hungarians know only 
what the government-controlled 
media are allowed to present. Angyal 
found the BBC and Voice of Amer- 
ica radio broadcasts to \Se his vital 
links to the free world. Interesting- 
ly, Anygal did believe that the of- 
ficial press conveyed fair, impartial 
news of the Challenger disaster. 
"There was universal sympathy for 
the loss," he noted, and nationality 
ceased to be a distinction during a 
public memorial service sponsored 
by the U.S. Embassy and allowed 
by the Hungarian government. • 

No doubt these memories will 
stand as biographic bench marks in 
Angyal's life; yet it is probably the 
abundance of typical days that he 
will reference most often. Teaching 
three American literature courses at 
Debrecen, lecturing at other univer- 
sities, sightseeing and visiting rela- 
tives, opening the Martin Luther 
King exhibit— these were events fill- 
ing the majority of his days. 

His classes at Debrecen were 
generally small— 10 to 15 students 
each, 90 percent of whom were 
women. The university itself has 
approximately 2,500 undergraduates. 
Admission is selective, determined 
by rigorous state examinations so 
that only the top ten percent of the 
population can attend the free 
university. More examinations 
monitor the student's progress dur- 
ing the four years. There is a fifth 
or postgraduate year during which 
a student writes a master's thesis. 
Then a degree is conferred. 

"The students are bright, well- 
prepared and highly motivated," 

Continued on p. W 

NEWS FROM THHE LEFT BANK. . . Rising mt of the earth, taking 
shape, becoming real— construction on the fine arts center moves along 
despite the unbearable summer heat. Though a few weeks behir\d sched- 
ule, the building is still expected to be completed in the spring of '87. 

The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 

Arts & Minds 


14-18 "Real Men and Real 
Women Symposium" 

All programs will be in 
Whitley Auditorium 

■? Man vs. Woman Game 

Show. 7:30 p.m. 
The game show will be 
used to expose the system 
of inequities present in the 
American culture. 

5 Richard A. Under- 

wood, "Psyche and 
Wholeness," 4 p.m. 

Dr. Underwood, professorof 
religious studies at UNC- 
Charlotce, will explain the con- 
tributions of Carl Jung to our 
understanding of men and 

World of light 
7:30 p.m. 

A film about the poet May Sar- 
[on will illustrate one woman's 
way of being in the world. A se- 
cond film will offer a portrait of 
men's liberation. 

16 Women's Reality 

4 p.m. 

The film One Fine Day. a 
historical montage cele- 
brating American women, will 
be shown. Following the movie, 
a faculty panel will discuss the 
distinctiveness of the "white" 
male system and the emerging 
"female system." 

17 Ed Harrell, "Being Real 
in Relationships," 7:30 p.m. 
Dr. Harrell. professor of 
counselor education ai Ap- 
palachian State University, will 
explore with other panelists the 
dynamics of healthy 

18 Sandra Morgan 

"Gender Roles," 4 p.m. 
Dr. Morgan is a cultural an- 
throfjologist and director of 
Women's Studies at the Univer- 
sity of Massachusetts. She will 
explore societal expectations 
placed on men and women. 
16 Jerry Teplitz, "Managing 
Your Stress" 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Dr. Tepliii. author of Managing 
YouT Stress. Hou- lo Reliu and En- 
jay, will discussstress manage- 
ment. His discussion will explair 
how cenain foods (sugar in par- 
ticular) affect your body. 

Mara Jean Marvin 


Guest Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Ms, Marvin is a member of the 
Ohio State University music faculty. 

Russell Gill, "Shakespeare 

on Stage" 

Powell 213, 3:00 p.m. and 

7:30 p.m. 

To prepare the Elon audience for 

the production of Love's Labour's 

Loit by the North Carolina 

Shakespeare Festival, Dr. Russell 

Gill, professor of English at Elon, 

will discuss interpretations of the 

play and preview the Shakespeare 

Festival company's staging of it- 

North Carolina 
Shakespeare Festival 

Lome's Labour's Lost 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Admission $8.00 or College 

(It is recommended that tickets be 
purchased in advanced freim 
Alamance 103 between 8 a.m.-5 
p.m., Monday-Friday) 

Emanons Parents 
Weekend Concert 

Mike Lewis, director 
Whitley Auditorium, 3 p.m. 
] James B. Patterson, 
Ph.D., M.D., "Fat as a 
Biological Concept" 
Room 205, Duke Scierice 
Building, 7 p-m. 
Dr. Patterson is a dermatologist 
who has an interest in the topic of 
fat metabolism. 


2 Winston-Salem Symphony 
Peter Ferret, conductor; 
Arlene Goter, pianist 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Elon's Dr. Goter will be the 
featured soloist for this all- 
Beethoven program, including the 
Fifth Piano Concerto and the Fifth 

7 Isabel Aldunate, "The New 
Song Movement in Chile" 
Whitley Auditorium 
7:30 p.m. 

Trained as a lawyer. Ms. 
Aldunate now devotes her 
energies as a folksinger to the 
resistance movement against the 
rule of General Pinochet. 
9 Clyde Edgerton, author 
Mooney Theater, 7:30 p.m. 
North Carolina novelist Clyde 
Edgerton and his wife will give a 
dramatic and musical presentation 
based on his comic novel Rancy. a 
story dealing with the cultural and 

religious conflicts in the marriage of 
an Episcopalian and a Southern 


13 Dr. Henry A. Bent 

"Science and Abstract Art" 
Whitley Auditorium 
7:30 p.m. 

Dr. Bent is an author and professor 
of chemistry at North Carolina 
State University and the recipient 
of several national teaching awards. 

14 Missouri Repertory 

Theatre, Fallen Angels 
Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 

Noel Coward's play about two 
wacky London housewives who are 
thrown into a tiny over an impen- 
ding visit from their former lover. 
Admission: $8,00 or College Iden- 
tification (It IS recommended chat 
tickets be purchased in advance 
from Alamance 103 between 8 
a.m.-5 p.m.. Monday-Friday.) 

15 Rick Harrison 

"Developmental Cytology of 
Freshwater Sponges." Room 
205, Duke Science Building, 
7 p.m. 
14 James Gillespie, clarinet 
Guest Recital 

Whitley Auditorium, 8 p.m. 
Dr. Gillespie is professor of clarinet 
at North Texas State University 
and editor of TKc Clarinet 
magazine. He will be accompanied 
by Steve Harless, professor of piano 
at North Texas State. 

20 Eton College Community 

David Bragg, conductor; 
Scott Walker, associate con- 

Whitley Auditorium. 8 p.m. 
The concert will be devoted to the 
music of Mozart, featuring Sym- 
phony No. 25 in G minor, music 
from Tfie Marriage o/ Figaro and th< 
film Amadeus. 

28 Sally Rogers 

Appalachian Folk 
Music Concert 
Whitley Auditorium 
7:30 p.m. 

Rogers, a firequent guest on Prairie 
Home Companion, demonstrates a 
wide range of musical excellence 
whether singing a capelia or with 
guitar, banjo or mountain dulcimer. 
She has prciduced two albums; the 
second one was voted "Best Folk 
Album of 1982" by the National 
Association of Independent Record 

Admission: $5.00 or College 

29 Nanette Roberts, Faith 
Development Among College 


Fall Religious Forum 
Whitley Auditorium, 4 p.m. 
Dr. Roberts is secretary of public 
issues in education of the United 
Church of Christ. The theme for 
the forum will be "Faith Journeys 
Toward the Twenty-first Century." 

30 Nanette Roberts, "Educating 

Christians for the Twenty- 
first Century" 
Fall Worship Service 
Elon College Community 
Church, 7:30 p.m. 

Editor: Nan Perkins 
Art Director? Gaylc Fishel 78 
Staff Writer: Susan C Klopman 
Photographer: Carol Nix '85 
TypCBCtter. Laura ]. Bennett 


Keith Harris 

Director of Developmeni 
William G. Long 

Director of Alumni & Parent 
Tim McDowell '76 

Director of Community Relations 
Frances T Stanley 

CoonJinator of Alumni Giving 
Bill Grubbs 

Sports Information Director 

Shirley Crawford 

Elon College Alumni Associa- 
tion 1984-86 
Executive Officers 


President, Zac T WalVer III '60; First Vice 
President, Noel U Allen '69; Second Vice 
President, Ronald P. Butier 75; Immediate 
Past President, Sally O'Neill '70; Executive 
Secretary, Susie Sanfotd '79 

Alumni Chapter Leaders 

Alamance County, N.C., Thomas L. Bass ]t. 
■71; Greater Atlanta, Ga., B. Allen Bush Jt. 
■68; Grc-jter Charlotte, N.C, Stanley E. 
Butler *78; Forsyth County, N.C , lack P. 
Locicero '81; Guilford Councv, N.C, Ashburn 
L. Kicbv '57; Greater Richmond. Va., Linda 
M. Shields '67; Sanford/Lee County, N.C, 
Donald E. Dolbr '70; Suffolk, Va., Beny Jean 
Crigger '76; Triangle Area, N.C, Timothy M, 
Moore '78; Virginia Beach, Va,. Henry F, Pitt- 
man 72; Greater Washington, DC, Robert 
H. Pafe '75. 


Bryant M. Colson '80. Irene H. Covington 
'41, Sigmund S. Davidson '6Z, James S. Den- 
toii 73, Lester E. Fesmire '24 , Daniel B. Har- 
rell Jr '48, Victor H. Hoffman '61, L. Donald 
Johnson '65, Michael A. Leggett 77, Helen J. 
Lindsey '52. Phillip R- Mann '54, John Z. 
McBrayer '38, Nina M. McConnell 70, 
Calvin A. Michaels '54, John P Paisley Jr. '70. 
Nancy R- Penick '80, Lynn M. Stcwan '81. C 
Grayson Whin 79, Ann M. Wilkins '53, W. 
Woodrow Wlson '38, William C. Zint HI '79 

The Magazine of Elon (USPS 174-580) is 
published quarterly with an extra issue during 
the fourth quarter. Second class postage paid 
at Elon College, NC 27244. Postmaster: 
Send address changes to Elon College Office 
of Development, Campus Box 2116, Elon 
College, NC 27244-2010. 

Special Events 

September 26 - 28 

October 18 

November 7 - 8 

2 The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 


Second Grad 
Takes State 
CPA Honors 

Elmer Edmonds '72 achieved the 
highest score of anyone taking the 
CPA exam in November 1985 in 
the state of Georgia. With that 
distinction he joins Greensboro's 
Elizabeth Schumacher '74, who 
made the highest score in North 
Carolina during the same 
November exam. (For details of 
Schumacher's achievement, see the 
May issue of The Magazine of Eton.) 
For his accomplishment. Edmunds 
received the Gold Key Award from 
the Georgia Society of CPA's and 
the Watts Sells Award for scoring 
among the top 125 in the nation. 

Elmer Edmonds was a unique 
success story at Elon even before 
earning this distinction. He had 
been out of high school for nearly 
20 years when he entered Elon in 
1966. He was only a part-time stu- 
dent because he was employed full 
time with Burlington Industries. 
However, in 1972 he was graduated 

Alberta B. 
Harrell '18 
Dies in May 

Mrs. Alberta Boone Harrell '18 of 
Durham, N.C., died on May 18. 
She was the widow of Dr. Stanley 
C. Harrell, pastor of Durham Con- 
gregational Church for 33 years 
and a member of the Elon Board 
of Trustees. 

Mrs. Harrell's family has been an 
important part of Elon's history 
since the turn of the century. Her 
father was Dr. Waldo H. Boone, a 
graduate in the Class of 1894 and a 
member of the Board of Trustees 
from 1915 until 1953, serving as 
chairman from 1935 until 1953. Her 
brother was Dr. Waldo H. Boone, a 

summa cum laude with a perfect 
4.0 average in accounting. Edmonds 
just earned his MBA at Mercer 
University this year while being 
employed full time with the Dyka 
Company in Macon, Georgia. He 
and his wife, Valerie, have two 
children: a son, Russ, of Robbins, 
Georgia, and a daughter, Karen 
Carlson of Raleigh. They also have 
another "first" besides the out- 
standing CPA score— their first 
grandson, Christopher, born to 
Russ and his wife on June 5. 

Durham physician who also served 
on the Board f^om 1958 until 1977. 
In 1978 he was named an honorary 
trustee for life, ex officio. Mrs. Har- 
rell's nephew C. Stanley Boone '66, 
son of Waldo W. Boone Jr., was the 
director of admissions at Elon from 

Mrs. Harrell was a member and 
former regent of the General Davis 
Chapter ot the Daughters of the 
American Revolution. Her dedica- 
tion to community organizations 
was evident in her work as chair- 
man of the Heart Fund. 

Several years ago Mrs. Harrell 
gave her Durham home to the col- 
lege while retaining life estate rights 
to the propierty. 

She is survived by a daughter, 
Ms. Mary Ann Harrell of Bethesda, 

Senior Class Gift Establishes 
Endowment Fund 

A definite image is evoked when 
"senior class gift" is mentioned: it is 
the image of a small plaque affixed 
to a tree or bench on campus, 
signifying the generous spirit of a 
graduating class of the past. At 
Elon, senior class gifts have largely 
fit into that mold, the most 
noteworthy being the long-standing 
Senior Oak. 

The Class of 1986 wanted to 
break out of that traditional mold 
and give Elon something different. 
To do that they came up with the 
idea of the 1986 Senior Class Pride 
Campaign. At two meetings early 
in the spring, the class decided to 
print and sell "Class of 1986" T- 
shirts. Proceeds would go to the 
Annual Fund. 

Thanks to the generosity of an 
anonymous trustee and a matching 
gift from the Student Government 
Association, the class was also able 
to establish an endowment fund. 
With an initial total of $2900. the 
fund should grow to nearly $40,000 

Staley P. 
Gordon *34 

Staley P. Gordon of Burlington died 
May 20 after several months of fail- 
ing health. A 1934 graduate of 
Elon, Gordon was retired vice presi- 
dent and secretary of Tower 
Hosiery Mills and former president 
of Shadowbrook Hosiery Mill. He 
served for some time as the chair- 
man of the Board of Directors for 
Community Federal Savings and 
Loan Association, was a former 
director of the National Hosiery 
Association, and a past president of 
the American Business Club. He 
was also a former director of 
Alamance Country Club and an 

in 25 years and to almost $500,000 
in 50 years. The money has been 
invested by the college, with in- 
terest accruing to the fund. At a 
future time, the class will recom- 
mend a particular use. 

According to Senior Class Presi- 
dent Ray Covington, the project 
was successful in more ways than 
one. "We had great participation 
and will be able to make a very im- 
pressive gift to Elon," he said. 
"More than that though, the pro- 
ject brought the class together and 
gave us a sense of closeness we 
never had before." A total of more 
than 150 seniors, as well as 25 
faculty and staff members, con- 
tributed to the campaign. 

The Senior Class Pride Campaign 
was coordinated by Bob Moser '86, 
administrative assistant for 

elder of the First Presbyterian 
Church of Burlington. He was in- 
strumental in establishing and fund- 
ing a scholarship in memory of 
his late daughter, Nancy Gordon 
Sheffield. His family has requested 
that memorials be sent to this 
scholarship fund. Gordon is surviv- 
ed by his wife, Hallie Wayne Hor- 
naday Gordon and by his daughter, 
Mrs. R.C. Lewis Jr. Gordon was the 
brother of Clyde W. Gordon, a 
long-time trustee of the college who 
died on May 4. 1986. 

Would you like to 

contribute $100,000 

to further the mission of 

Elon College in 

educating young people? 

Then you ought to consider the Elon College Life for Endowment pro- 
gram which is designed to make a $100,000 gift feasible for you. It is now 
based on universal life insurance coverage with a surprisingly few premium 
years required to reach paid-up status. 



Premium Years Required" 

Premium Years Required* 

Annual Non 

Annual Non 

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*Based on 8.5% interest assumption. 

You contribute annual premium amounts to Elon, and the college pays 
the premiums. You take a charitable deduction on tax returns for these 
annual contributions. 
For further information, write or call: 

Dr. Brank Proffitt 

Director of Deferred Giving and Estate Planning 

Campus Box 2116 

Elon College, North Carolina 27244 (919) 584-2462 

The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 


Friends of the 
College To 
Tour Britain 

The Office of Alumni and Parent 
Relations announces a tour of Bri- 
tain as part of Elon's traditional 
Winter Term in England— January 
5-29. 1987. At a cost of $1,625 per 
person, alumni, parents, and other 
friends of the college may take part 
in the Winter Term program, par- 
ticipating in those events and ex- 
periences of most interest or, if they 
wish, setting out on their own. 

The basic tour includes round- 
trip air transportation via KLM 
from Kennedy Airport in New 
York; hotel accommodations {two 
per room); continental breakfasts in 
London; a variety of one-day trips 
to Dover, Bath, Canterbury, Strat- 
ford on Avon, Stonehenge, and 

Windsor Castle; a play, concert, 
and ballet; a week of "free travel"; 
and two days in Amsterdam. Trips 
to other places of special interest 
can be arranged at an additional 

Tour members may participate in 
the scheduled tour events as well as 
individual class activities, thus 
benefiting from the expertise of 
Elon faculty and English guides. 
Others may wish to spend most of 
the 25-dav period travelmg in- 
dependently. A member of the 
Winter Term staff will offer advice 
in working out the best program 
for individual tour members. 

Only 80 spaces are available for 
the London Winter Term; therefore, 
reservations must be made quickly. 
For further information, contact 
Bill Long, Director, Office of Alum- 
ni and Parent Relations, Box 2107. 
Elon College, Elon College, N.C, 
27244 or call (919) 584-2380. 

Commencement *86 Video 
Cassettes Available 

Video tape cassettes of the 1986 
Commencement ceremonies, in- 
cluding pictures of every graduate 
receiving his or her diploma, are 
available through the Office of 
Alumni Relations — price: $20. 
Please send a check or money order 

covering the cost to: 

The Office of Alumni Relations 
Box 2107, Elon College 
Elon College, NC. 27244 
Orders must be received by 
September 30, 1986. Cassettes will 
be mailed by October 30. 

New Chapter 

Four alumni chapters have new 
presidents. Along with providing 
leadership for their particular 
chapters, they will become members 
of the Alumni Executive Commit- 
tee which has general oversight of 
the alumni program. 

E.H. (Rick) Teller 75 has 
assumed the helm of the Greater 
Washington Chapter, succeeding 
Robert (Bob) Harris Pafe 75. Rick 
is associated with the Pinkerton 
Security Company as program 
manager in Washington. He earned 
a BA in political science while at 
Elon and was a member of the 
Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. With 
his wife, Cheryl, he resides at 9723 
Bragg Lane, Manassas, VA 22110. 

Nancy Redd Penick '80 is the 
new president of the Greater 
Richmond Chapter. Her immediater 
predecessor was Linda May Shields 
'67. Nancy is a member of the 
staff of Investors Savings and 
Loan in Bon Air, Va. 
Phi Mu Sorority and active as a 
peer counselor in the residence 
halls. Her BA degree was in human 
service. She and her husband, 
Joseph (Joe) Bernard Penick, live at 
307 Pamela Lane. Richmond, VA 

Sandra (Sandy) Jones Lemons '81 

will head the Greater Charlotte 
Chapter for the coming year, suc- 
ceeding Stanley (Stan) Edward 
Butler 78. Sandy is employed at 
the Lincoln County Hospital in 
Lincolnton, N.C. During her years 
at Elon she was a member of the 
Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. Her BA 
degree is in human services. She 
and her husband, Richard, live in 
Lincolnton— address: Route 2, Box 
70-17, Lincolnton, NC 28092. 

Michael (Mike) Joe Willett '82 
is the newest chapter president, 
assuming leadership of the Greater 
Sanford Chapter. He succeeds 
Donald (Don) Eugene Dollar 70. 
Mike is associated with the Federal 
Land Bank Association of Sanford. 
At Elon, where he earned a BA 
degree in business administration 
and accounting, he was chairman 
of the Busmess Student's Com- 
munications Committee. Mike lives 
at 521 West Chisholm Street, San- 
ford, NC 27330. 

As these alumni assume the 
presidency of their respective 
chapters, the college and the Ex- 
ecutive Committee of the Alumni 
Association wish to express pro- 
found appreciation for the loyal, 
energetic, and tireless leadership 
provided by the immediate past 
presidents, each of whom has 
pledged to continue supporting 
chapter activities. 

Up-Coming Alumni Chapter Gatherings 

The Alumni Office is pleased to 
announce the following chapter 
meeting dates: 
Alamance County— Sat., Nov. 15 
Virginia Beach— Friday, Jan. 16 

Greater Richmond— Sat., Jan. 17 
Crystal Coast (Morehead City 
New Bern. Jacksonsville, and 
surrounding areas)- Sat., Jan. 24 
Charlotte— Friday, Jan. 30 

Guilford County— Sat.. Feb. 21 

The Emanons of Elon will appear 
at each of these functions, pro- 
viding entertainment and dance 
music. We urge you to put these 

dates on your calendars now. 
Watch your mailbox for specific in- 
formation about time and place. 
The Magazine will publish informa- 
tion about the dates of remaining 
chapter meetings as it becomes 
available. "Please stay tuned!" 


For President 

Snyder, a 1945 
gTBduate of Elon, 
has held the posi- 
tion of executive 
director of the Elon 
Home for Children 
since I960. A native 
of Eltcion, Virginia. 
he earned distinc- 
tion as a student, as president of the 
Student Christian Association and as a 
member of Who's Who. He earned the 
bachelor of divinity degree at Duke Uni- 
versity and served as pastor to various 
churches in North Carolina and Virgin- 
ia prior to his work at the Elon Home. 

Snyder was awarded the honorary doc- 
tor of divinity degree by Elon in 1964 
and was honored as the college's Dis- 
tinguished Alumnus in 1981. He is mar- 
ried to the former Nell Mann. They 
have three children, Wesley, Mrs. Elia 
Ann Moser, and Rita, and five grand- 
children. Snyder's extensive community 
involvement has included a twelve-year 
term on the Alamance County Board of 
Education, where he served as chairman 
for two years. He currently is a deacon 
at the Elon College Community Church 

and a member of the Alamance County 
Chamber of Commerce Board of Direc- 
tor. Snyder is also an ex-officio member 
of the Board of Southern Conference of 
the United Church, 

For Ist Vice President 

Hoffman came to 
Elon from Phila- 
delphia in 1957. 
and by circuitous 
route ended up back 
in North Carolina 
years later as a prac- 
ticing optometrist in 
Thomasville. While 
at Elon, Vic served as vice president of 
the student body and president of Kap- 
pa Psi Nu. After graduation in I96I. he 
served in the U.S. Army in Germany 
until 1964- Hoffman received the doctor 
of optometry degree in 1972 from the 
Pennsylvania College of Optometty, 
where he was also student council presi- 
dent. He currently serves as president of 
the Thomasville United Way and presi- 
dent of the Triad District Optomerric 
Society. Other activities include 
membership in the Thomasville Rotary 
Club and service as a trustee of the 
North Carolina State Optometric 

Society, Hoffman, who has served on 

the Alumni Executive Committee for 

the past two years. 

For 2nd Vice President 


Whitt's years at 
Elon were active 
ones. Before 
graduating in 1979, 
he served as vice 
president of Sigma 
Pi Fraternity, sports 
editor of The Pen- 
dulum, sports copy 

writer for the Pfii Pji Cli. and as a 
member of the IntiBmural Council. 

A native of Danville, Virginia, Whitt 
was employed with Household Finance 
Corporation in Greensboro before join- 
ing First Citizens Bank. He was recently 
named a vice president of First Citizens 
Bank and is residing in Eden. He is a 
member of the Eden Jaycees and has re- 
mained very active with Elon through 
the years. He served as a member of the 
Greek Aiumni Council and is currently 
chapter director of Sigma Pi. Whitt has 
been a member of the Alumni ExecL 
Committe since 1984. Whitt and his 
wife, the former Connie Rogers, havt 
one son, Bradley Grayson. 



a Walsrein W. Snydet 


lit Vice President 

D Victor H. Hoffma.i 

2nd Vice President 

D C, Cravson Whiit 


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The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 

Edith McCauley Womack 55 

By Betty Greene 

Nothing canmatch the excitement of something new. ~EMW 

On the morn- 
ing the 1985 
Nobel laureates 
were announced. 
Edith McCauley 
Womack was one 
of the first to 
arrive at the Molecular Genetics 
Department of the University of 
Texas Health Science Center in 

"1 got to work as usual around 
6:30 a.m. to avoid the terrible 
North Dallas rush hour," recalls 
Womack, a research associate in the 

"As I walked down the hall, 1 
heard phones ringing in the doc- 
tors' offices. I could only wonder 
what was happening, since their 
doors were locked. Then some of 
my co-workers arrived and told me 
that the news had just come over 
the radio." 

The news was as big as news can 
get in medical research. Womack's 
research team leaders, Dr. Joseph 
Goldstein and Dr. Michael Brown, 
had been selected to receive the 
Nobel Prize in Medicine. 

"Soon the department was buzz- 
ing with congratulations— phone 
calls came in from Good Morning 
America, Evening Netcs, and all over 
the world," Womack continues. 
"The doctors were in Boston for a 
conference, but they flew home im- 
mediately. They are publicity shy 
and prefer to be on the job, so 
they refused interviews. But we 
celebrated and were interviewed by 
reporters for days. John (my hus- 
band) rushed home that first day to 
get everything on tape. A Danish 
film crew and a British film crew 
taped a documentary of all of us at 

Brown and Goldstein were award- 
ed the Nobel for their research into 
the metabolism of cholesterol. 
Studying patients with a rare, often 
fatal inherited disorder, FH (familial 
hypercholesterolemia). Brown, 
Goldstein, and their research team 
located the gene defect responsible 
for FH. Their discoveries, since 

1972, unraveled and explained the 
mechanism by which cells remove 
cholesterol "packages" from the 
bloodstream and process the 
"package" contents inside the cell. 
Cholesterol, packaged in a low den- 
sity lipoprotein molecule (LDL), cir- 
culates through the bloodstream 
and is removed by liver cells. Since 
FH patients have faulty mechanisms 
for removing LDL molecules, the 
patients carry dangerous excesses of; 
cholesterol in their bloodstreams. 

Acclaim has come to Drs. Brown 
and Goldstein from medical and 
scientific colleagues ail over the 
world, not only because their work 
opens doors to effective treatments 
for FH patients, but also because 
the research promises prevention 
and treatment breakthroughs for 
the 30 to 50 million Americans 
who suffer from diet-related harden- 
ing of the arteries. 

Womack played a key support 
role in the Nobel-honored research. 
As research associate, her duties in- 
clude supervising the tissue culture 
laboratory where she and her co- 
workers cultured and maintained 
the special cells from FH patients as 
well as the animal cells used by 
Brown and Goldstein in their 
cholesterol research. Womack con- 
ducted preliminary screening ex- 
periments and provided critical data 
and assistance for the research 

"Most of the research work re- 
quired tissue culture in some part 
so 1 had a hand in most projects. 
Dr. Goldstein works closely with 
me and considers this lab the core 
of his research," Womack says. 

Along with a team of fifty or 
more faculty members, post- 
doctorate interns, and technical 
personnel, Womack now continues 
the cholesterol-related research and 
participates in new projects. 

She and her co-workers handle 
skin biopsies from FH patients from 
all over the world. They "plant" 
firagile cell cultures in petri dishes 
or roller bottles under protective 
biohazard hoods. Sterile conditions 
are vital. Contamination by yeasts, 

molds, and bacteria must be 

Womack performs screening ex- 
periments to determine when a pa- 
tient has the defective FH gene. 
She then locates the abnormal link 
in the genetic chain, transfers 
genetic material from one cell 
culture to another, and clones cells. 
Her tasks require uniformity and 
precision. The project may, in the 
future, contribute to gene 
transplants and to cures for FH and 
other inherited diseases. 

Little did Womack dream, when 
she left Eion in the fifties, that her 
life and her work would take her 
close to anything as significant and 
prestigious as the Nobel Priie. 

She reflects about Dr. Paul Red- 
dish (now retired) who made each 
of his Elon biology students feci 
like a very special person. She 
remembers being the only student 
to show up on time one day for 
Dr. Earl Danieley's class. "He was a 
stickler for starting on time and 
proceeded to lecture me alone while 
the others trickled in. To this day, I 
remember his topic — Cesium — and 
how frightened I was that he would 
ask me questions." 

Dr. Danieiey, now the Thomas E. 
Powell, Jr. Professor of Chemistry at 
Elon, recalls Edith McCauley — a 
student double-majoring in 
chemistry and biology — as "a fine, 
quiet person." 

Womack says her "quiet" life after 
leaving Elon changed to a life of 
adventure when she moved with 
her family from South Carolina to 
Taipei. Her husband, John, (also an 
Elon grad) supervised the building 
of a DuPont plant and trained the 
Chinese employees. Womack taught 
science in the Taipei American 
School — the school attended by her 
son and daughter. While based in 
Taipei, Womack traveled around the 
world four times with her family, 
visiting 30 countries in Europe and 
Asia. She values the experience 
with people of other cultures, 
especially now that her colleagues 
at the university include people 
from Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, 

Spain, Germany, and Austria. 

In 1980 Womack and her family 
moved to Piano, a northern suburb 
of Dallas. 

"We love the Dallas area," she 
says. "It's dynamic, progressive, and 
full of opportunities. We have an 
abundance of sunshine, warm 
weather, and heavy traffic!" 

Three months after arriving in 
Dallas, Womack went to work for 
Drs. Goldstein and Brown at the 
University of Texas Health Science 
Center. Her previous work as a 
registered medical technologist and 
a science teacher helped her get the 
laboratory position. Changing to 
research work was an important 

Womack believes opportunities in 
science today are abundant. "If I 
had gone into research earlier, I 
would definitely have pursued a 
Ph.D. Science is a wide open field 
for women today. Funds arc 
available for graduate degrees and 
so are jobs. You just have to seek 
them out. Molecular genetics and 
biotechnology are the hot areas 

"Anyone who goes into science 
must be prepared to work hard," 
she continues. "Our post-doctorates 
work 6-7 days a week, 10 or more 
hours a day. I work many holidays 
and Sundays and put in many 
50-hour weeks." 

But when Womack talks about a 
six-year-old patient, "Stormy," 
treated successfully with heart-liver 
transplants and drugs as a result of 
her team's research, it is clear that 
her workdays are worth starting 
early and ending late. 

"This is one job I truly look for- 
ward to each day," she says with 
deep feeling. "Nothing can match 
the excitement of uncovering 
something new." 

"I may not be great, nor have I 
done anything great," she adds, 
"but I know I am part of 
something great." 

The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 



Elon's Soundest 
Ambassador Carries 
A New Tune 

Reprinted ujith permission of The Daily Times-News. 
6 The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 

By Doug Norwood '84 

Dr. Jack White wouldn't last two 
minutes on '"JVhat's My Line." 
"jVith a little triangle of white beard 
on his chin and sentences punc- 
tuated by "man" and "dig it," he 
could only be a jazz man. 

In the past 23 years. White, a 
trumpet playet with a voice like a 
bass drum, has developed and 
directed Elon College's marching 
band, the Showband of the 
Carolinas, the Concert Band and 
the Emanons Jazz Ensemble. 

When he came to Elon in 1962, 
White found a marching band with 
eight members who had practically 
no equipment or instruments. They 
didn't have a band room to practice 
in. He worked long and hard to 
build the marching band and then 
the Emanons, who have been the 
school's ambassadors up and down 
the Eastern Seaboard and in 
Now. White says he's tired. 
His health is not what it used to 
be and as he's gotten older. White 
says, "I've learned how to do the 
horn without killing myself." So, at 
age 59, he's going to strike out on 
his own as a one-man show billed 
"Dr J., Easy Listening Jazz." 

White, who has played regularly 
in clubs here and in Florida, says 
he knows the change will not be 
easy. "I'm not frightened by retire- 
ment, I'm terrified," he says. 

And he will leave behind some 
gratifying years of teaching. "Of 
those original eight band members, 
three are still playing professionally; 
that's a long time," White says with 
a proud smile, then rattles off their 
names and where they're playing. 
He had successfully built award- 
winning bands at high schools in 
Cary and WytheviUe, Va., before 
coming to Elon. He came here 
ready to do whatever was necessary 
to keep his winning streak alive. 

He joined Elon's staff in the sum- 
mer of '62 and increased the eight 
band members to 48 by the time 
football season started. After the 
season, he organized the Emanons. 
the pride and joy of his Elon years. 
"That was a great band." he says 
of the original Emanons. "hell, 
those kids could blow." 

The ungainly name is actually 
"No Name" spelled backwards; it 
was the title of a song by Dizzy 

Twenty-three years later, White 
says, "It's a strange thing, how time 
moves on, but. man. these kids 
nevei change." 

"It was a really big deal back 
then. The kids were more into bon- 

fires and the 'rah-rah' type thing— 
you know, dances with crepe 
paper," he says. "But I think today's 
kids are just as great." 

He believes his students today 
can be better musicians because 
their educational opportunities are 

White says his formula for success 
has few ingredients. 

He thinks his students like his 
"hard-but-fair" approach to 
teaching. "They really do pull for 
me," he says. "The kids do real 

"I'm a great believer in yelling." 
he says. "I talk loud and push 

White says, "I can dig rock if it's 
done tight." Rock 'n roll can only 
be done right, he says, when the 
musician is firmly grounded in the 
basics of jazz. 

"Remember, Picasso painted 
regular stuff before he started 
cubism," he says. 

When the Emanons perform for 
young audiences in high schools, 
they play a mbt of old and new 
music. White says. 

"We'll do your top 40 and then 
sneak in some jazz," he says, "We'll 
do 'Emeigency' by Kool &. the 
Gang and then slip in 'Blue Inva- 
sion,' and the kids leally dig it. 'We 
get a standing ovation evety time." 
But when push comes to shove. 
White says his true love is still jazz. 
He'd like to play "elevator music" as 
he calls it, for a lounge full of 
customets 35 and over—the kind of 
place you could take a chick for 
dinner or a drink" and still be able 
to talk over the music. 

When White does his one-man 
show, he uses an elaborate system 
of tapes for accompaniment while 
he sings and plays songs like "Star 
Dust" and "Ikjdy and Soul" on the 
trumpet or flugelhorn. 

After he gives up teaching in 
June, he will move to Beaufort with 
his wife. Jo Ann. 

Just as he had done for 23 years 
with Elon's bands. White hopes to 
tiavel far and wide to further the 
cause of jazz. 

s ports 

Fightin' Christian Forecast 

Elon College head football coach 
Macky Garden will return a veteran 
offensive line when the 1986 cam- 
paign begins, and with the most 
talented athletes ever asembled, the 
Fightin' Christians look to return 
to the national playoffs. 

"This year's team will have more 
athletic ablility than any other in 
my ten years of coaching here," 
Garden said. "We have given up 
some size in the defensive line and 
other areas, but we feel we'll be 
quicker and have more natural 
ability. Our offensive line will also 
have a chance to be the best ever. 
All five projected starters were at 
least part-time starters or played 
more than half of each game." 

Elon does indeed have one of the 
South Atlantic Conference's best 
returning offensive lines. The ex- 
pected starters average 6'1", 250 lbs. 
across. They will be led by AU- 
American candidate Alphonso 
Morrison. Morrison, 6'0" 250 lb. 
senior from Hamlet, N.G., was 
selected first team All-District and 
honorable mention All-America in 
1985. Morrison will be left guard. 
Also on the left at tackle is Rocky 
River, Ohio native Tony DiPietro. 
DiPietro, 6'0" 270 lb. sophomore, 
was selected honorable mention 
All-District at right guard last year 
before switching positions. 

Also on the front line will be 
Wilson's Dave Emery, 6T' 250 lb. 
sophomore, at right guard and 
massive Ricky Sigmon at right 
tackle. Sigmon, one of the premier 
offensive linemen in the league, tips 
the scales at 315 while standing 

6'4". He comes from Catawba, NG. 
At center is sophomore Kevin 
Campbell, 6'0" 235 lb., from 
Southern Pines, N.C. 

In the perimeter positions. 
Garden will look to Richie Lines, 
5'10" senior from Burlington, and 
Jay Simmons, 6'2" junior from 
Highland. Ind. 

Chuck Ward will be at tight end. 
Ward, a native of Roanoke Rapids, 
N.G., is a junior, standing 6'5" and 
weighing 235 lb. He averaged 12,4 
ypc last year with one touchdown- 

In the backfield, only one starter 
returns, and that in the form of 
Orange, Maryland native Mike 
O'Lari. His running mate will be 
Laurinburg, N.C, sophomore 
Dwayne Clark. 5'9" 200 lb. 

At quarterback will be senior 
Craig Taylor, 5']I" 180 lb. from 
Boone. Taylor has not played much 
due to injuries in his career. Garden 
does feel he will be a very capable 

On defense. Garden will look to 
a pair of All-America candidates in 
outside linebacker Tony Settles and 
inside linebacker Russell Evans. Set- 
tles, 6'3" 215 lb. senior from Laurin- 
burg, was accorded All-District and 
All-SAG-8 a year ago as well as 
honorable mention All-America. 
Evans, 6'3" 205 lb. senior from 
Cheraw, SG., was honorable men- 
tion All-District. 

Joining Settles on the outside will 
be Ronnie Purcell, 6'0" 205 lb. 
sophomore from Carthage, N.C. On 
the inside will be senior Tim 
Farmer, 6'0" 215 lb. from 
Midlothian, Va. 

On the defensive line will be 
junior Craig Castor, 6'2" 260 lb. 
from Lexington, Maryland; senior 
noseguard Steve Pickett, 5*11" 240 
lb. from Ottumwa, Iowa; and 
sophomore John Bradsher, 6'4" 235 
lb. from Hillsborough, N.C. 

In the secondary will be 
sophomore cornerback Willie 
Williams, 5'9" 185 lb. from Clinton, 
and sophomore Jeff Slade, 6'0" 190 
lb. from Conway, S.C. At the 
safeties will be junior Tim Ferrell, 
5'10" 200 lb. from Danville, Va., 
and Tim Bines, 5'9" 170 lb. junior 
from Bennettsville, S.C. 

Garden said the defense may be 
apt to give up more yards this 
season but will be able to hold on 
in key situations. "I think our 
overall athletic talent should enable 
us to improve on recovering more 
fumbles and making a few more in- 
terceptions. The guys should be 
able to have more people to the 
ball quicker. This is an area we 
must improve on and 1 feel sure we 

The kicking game has been 
somewhat suspect lately but Garden 
says 1986 will be better. Sophomore 
Paul Mullen will return to do the 
placekicking chores and posssibly 
kick-off. Unless a freshman steps 
forward, Mullen would also see du- 
ty as a punter. Mullen is 5'10", 160 
lb. from Myrtle Beach, S.C. 

"We're hoping the defense will be 
able to make the big play. As for 
the conference race, we feel we 
have as good a chance as anyone 
and better than some others. We 
really won't know until we line up 
and get things started." 

The 1986 Elon Baseball Nine: 
The Classiest Act in Town 

By Lee Patterson 

The following article is reprinted 
with permission of the Burlington 
(N.C.) Times-News. It appeared in 
mid-May while the Elon baseball 
team was away at the NAIA Region 
7 tournament in Bluefield, W. Va. 
Althxjugh Elon was eliminated from 
the tourrmment, they were certainly 
clear winners in the eyes of columnist 
Lee Patterson and others. 

The game of baseball, for the 
most part, is not one of those 
sports we label a gentleman's game. 

We don't sit in the stands clap- 
ping our hands in a polite way or 
become silent when a batter ap- 
proaches the plate. 

Instead, as baseball fans, as 
baseball players, we hoot and 
holler, complain aloud to the um- 
pires and sling semi-unkind words 
to the opposition. 

And that's the way the game 
should be. 

But, at the same time, there 
should be a limit to it all. 

When teams and their fans 
decide to use filthy language, make 
obscene gestures toward the op- 
ponents and attempt to promote 
fighting on the playing field, 
baseball no longer is a sport. 

During the latter part of this 
week, four teams met for the NAIA 
Region 7 baseball tournament in 
Bluefield, W. Va. All four clubs cer- 
tainly rated high on athletic skill, 
but in the manners department 
three failed miserably. 

One of the participating teams, 
however, showed class and maturity 
upon winning and upon losing. 

Never did unkind words or 
gestures spill from the team's 
dugout. Never were there any at- 
tempts to intimidate umpires. 


Not on and not off the field. 

Such mature and classy actions 

don't come overnight either. 

The ballclub displayed this type 
behavior throughout the season as 
it won 35 games and lost but 14. 

Part of the credit certainly should 
go to the coach. He is the one 
recruiting players from families 
made of good people and he con- 
tinues to teach the positives of 
good sportsmanship. 

Maybe that is why, in only two 
years, the coach owns a winning 
mark of nearly 80 percent. And 
maybe that is why he has led his 
team to more victories than any 
other before him. 

It certainly must help. 

But more importantly, winning in 
a classy way builds a positive image 
for a program. 

And an image which can even 
drift deep into the Blue Ridge 

Continued on p. 10 


1986 Football 

13 FEfpum College A-7:00 

20 Guilford Collefc H-7:00 

27 Carson-Newman College H— 2:00 

4 Lenoir-Rhyne College A— 7:00 

18 Presbyterian College H— 2:00 
25 Catawba College A^I;30 


1 Gardnet-Webb College A-2:00 

8 Newberry College H-2:00 

15 Liberty Universiry A— 1:30 

22 Mars Hill Collcse A-l:30 

Men's Soccer 

4. UNC-Chapel Hill A-7:00 

6 Campbell University A— 7:00 

7 Mars Hill College A-2:00 
13 Averett College A— 2:00 
17 Pfeiffer College H-3:30 

19 Atlantic Christian College H-3:30 

23 Mt. Olive College H-3:30 
27 High Point College A-2:00 


I Pembroke State University A— 3:30 
4 Lenoir-Rhyne College A-10:30 am 

7 Guilford College H-3:30 

II Methodist College A-2:00 

15 East Carolina University H— 3:30 

23 Wingate College H-3:30 
25 Catawba College A— 11:00 am 

30 Belmont Abbey College A-3:00 

Women's Soccer 

13 UNC-Chapel Hill A-7:00 

Catch the 
Action. . . 

This fall, Elon's football games 
will be aired live over two 
radio stations. Bob Anderson 
will be doing the play-by-play 
analysis and Wes Durham will 
add color commentary for the 
college radio station WSOE, 
89.3 FM. 

For fans in surrounding 
areas, Reidsville, NG.'s 
100,000-watt station WWMO, 
102 FM, will broadcast all 
games beginning with Elon's 
second game on Saturday, 
September 20. 

The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 


Elon Sets the Standards and Stays On Top 

By Nan Perkins and Susan Klopman 

As Elon nears the opening of its 
98th academic year, the college is 
once again experiencing its best 
recruiting year in memory. Applica- 
tions are up 25 percent over last 
year, and the largest and best 
prepared freshman class in Elon 
history is expected to enroll during 
Labor Day weekend. The SAT 
average for the new students is 40 
points higher than last year. 

The flux of well-qualified ap- 
plicants has generated some prob- 
lems. Campus housing— which can 
accommodate approximately 
1700— has been full since early May, 
with only a few exceptions. In early 
June lack of available classroom 
space forced Admissions to stop ac- 
cepting transfers and to raise again 
the academic standards for admit- 
ting freshmen commuters. 

"We are having to turn away 
students we would really like to ac- 
cept," says Dean of Admissions and 
Financial Planning Joanne Soliday. 
"We just don't have the room." 

Recently a special academic pro- 
gram was created to accommodate 
some of the many transfer students 
who traditionally apply to Elon 
during the summer months. A 
block of afternoon courses was add- 
ed and well qualified commuting 
transfer students are being accepted 
with the provision that they take 
all their courses after 3:00 p.m. 
This alternative has been dubbed 
the "four-day program," reflecting 
the fact that afternoon and evening 
classes are taught only Monday 
through Thursday. The program 
allows the college to teach courses 
during the afternoon hours when 
classrooms are traditionally not in 

The Elon recruiting success is 
especially remarkable in light of the 
fact that the college continues 
steadily to upgrade admissions stan- 

dards. In a speech to the faculty 
two years ago, which was reported 
in the media, President Fred Young 
announced a policy of gradually 
raising the requirements for admis- 
sions as Elon headed for its 
Centennial year. 

"It is our goal that by the 
Centennial year Elon will be at the 
top among private colleges in this 
region with missions similar to 
ours," said Young at the time. Since 
then applications have increased 40 
percent and the SAT average for 
entering students has risen over 60 

College officials expect a total 
enrollment of approximately 3100 
for the 1986-87 academic year, up 
from 2929 last year. Ten new full- 
time faculty positions have been 
created. Enrollment at Elon has in- 
creased every year for the last nine. 
The college has added housing for 
over 600 students in recent years. 

The Reason for Success 

One question, of course, is why. 
When so many private colleges are 
faced with declining enrollments 
and even possible extinction, how 
is Elon able to recruit an overflow 
of well-qualified students? 

According to Soliday, the answer 
is a strong program across the 
board. "A good recruiting program 
is a good institutional program," 
says Soliday. "Faculty are an 
especially important key, and Elon 
is noted for having a strong and 
caring teaching staff." In a recent 
survey 97 percent of the graduating 
seniors said, on an open-ended 
question, that the relationship that 
they formed with faculty was one 
of the things they liked best about 

In the same survey 95 percent of 
the seniors expressed overall satis- 

faction with their years at Elon. 
"And satisfied students are our best 
recruiters," Soliday points out. "An 
excellent facility and good adminis- 
trative leadership are other factors 
in Elon's ability to attract good 
students. We have clearly defined 
institutional goals identifying the 
students that Elon seeks to serve," 
she says. "We know who we are 
and we know where we're going. 

"And when they see this campus 
and meet students and faculty, 
they're sold," she continues. " 'This 
is just what I thought a college 
ought to be like,' is a comment we 
often hear." 

At the same time a great deal of 
credit must be given to the Elon 
admissions staff. The college's de- 
partment of admissions and finan- 
cial aid is generally recognized as 
one of the most effective and pro- 
gressive among similar institutions 
—true pioneers in the field of col- 
lege marketing and recruitment. 

The current success of the Elon 
admissions program has its roots in 
the direction of Mrs. Marydell 
Bright, who headed the department 
for more than 10 years before retir- 
ing in 1984. It has gained steam 
under the current dean, Joanne 
Soliday, who heads a staff of highly 
trained professionals and spearheads 
a four-state recruiting effort that 
goes on 12 months a year, six 
to seven days a week, and up to 16 
hours a day. In today's highly com- 
petitive market, recruiting cannot 
be a haphazard pursuit. Excellent 
planning, computerization of 
records, focus on the individual, 
and meticulous attention to detail 
are the cornerstones of the 

From Inquiry to Enrollment 

The recruiting process officially 
begins approximately 18 months 

before a student would enroll. From 
the Search program of the Scholas- 
tic Aptitude Testing Service, the 
Office of Admissions purchases 
thousands of names of prospective 
students who fall within the col- 
lege's SAT range and geographical 
areas. Through this and other 
sources, admissions accumulates the 
names of approximately 28,000 
potential applicants. Publications 
introducing Elon are mailed to 
these people and others whose 
names have been submitted by 
alumni and friends. In recent years, 
Elon has added a staff which pro- 
duces its own admissions publica- 
tions and responses from these 
mailings have since then risen 
significantly. From the initial Search 
mailing Elon now receives a 
remarkable 17 percent response. 

The real secret to the Elon admis- 
sions program, however, is not bas- 
ed on mail-order information. "Our 
philosophy is to meet the in- 
dividual, to talk to every person 
who shows an interest in Elon," 
Soliday explains. This ambitious, 
and obviously successful approach 
involves thousands of man-hours 
and miles as Soliday and six full- 
time traveling admissions counselors 
(who are all Elon graduates) visit 
high schools in all four states, par- 
ticipate in College Day programs 
and host "Hospitality Nights" in 
major cities throughout the area. 

Campus visitation is one of the 
best recruiting tools. "There is no 
substitute for a visit to Eton," Soli- 
day notes. "Prospective applicants 
meet the faculty, talk to students 
and see our beautiful campus. They 
discover for themselves what 
outstanding people and excellent 
facilties Elon offers." 

It is no small task to host a large 
number of prospective students and 

Deneje Marie Dejerf '90 

For New FreshmanDeJerf ~ Seeing Campus Meant Love i 

By Susan Klopman 

(The following is the fint in a senes of articles 
folloviinz Denese Marie Dejerf through her 
freshman year ac Elon.) 

"I'd really like to be a photojour- 
nalist for National Geographic 
Magazine^ explained articulate, 
poised Denese Marie Dejerf, Elon 
College Class of 1990. Even 
through a telephone interview, her 
confidence is contagious; somehow 
you just know she'll achieve her 

Why is Elon College the choice 

8 The Magazine of Elon August, 1986 

for this Arlington, Virginia, resi- 
dent? "I learned about Elon from 
my guidance counselor (at 
Wakefield High School). 1 liked 
what I heard, so I came for the 
visitation day last fall." 

Denese went on to describe her 
initial reponse to Elon as "falling in 
love." However, not one to leave a 
thought trapped by a cliche, she 
elaborated: "The atmosphere is per- 
sonal and friendly, and the campus 
is the perfect size. It's really 
beautiftil." Denese added that she's 
ready for a change from the look 
and feel of the greater Washington, 

D.C. area. 

She plans to major in mass com- 
munication as the first step in her 
pursuit of a career as a photojour- 
nalist. Elon's communications 
department impressed her. Elon is 
becoming well-known for its state- 
of-the-art equipment and the fact 
that students get lots of hands-on 
experience. She also talked to Dr. 
Russell Gill, chairman of the 
Department of Literature, 
Languages and Communications, 
and to Ray Johnson, assistant pro- 
fessor of communications. 

Discovering that Elon could really 

Workshop Teaches Teens How 

their parents. However, with Ad- 
missions' characteristic attention to 
detail, each participant is hosted 
personally — from having the car 
door opened upon arrival to being 
introduced to faculty and staff. For 
example, inste;pd of holding a large 
assembly, visitors are split into 
small groups of about 17 people 
with a student admissions 
counselor for each group. With 
such a small group, each individual 
has the opportunity not only to 
ask questions, but also to get a per- 
sonal answer. 

Questions about the cost of a 
college education are met on a per- 
sona! basis too. Even the name— 
the Office of Financial Planning— 
indicates that Elon's approach to 
financing the cost of a college 
education is different. Each appli- 
cant is offered the opportunity for 
an individual financial planning in- 
terview. Because of the many 
scholarships and financial aid pro- 
grams at Elon, counselors can tailor 
financial planning to meet the stu- 
dent's particular circumstances. 

By spring of a student's senior 
year, the field of 28,000 names has 
become 3,000 potential applicants. 
Elon's admissions counselors revisit 
each high school in all four states 
and make one more personal con- 
tact as decisions about a college 
choice are being made. By 
summer— early June this year— 1,000 
of those applicants will have been 
notified that they are members of 
the incoming freshman class. The 
admissions process is over for the 
new students. But for the college it 
has already begun again. 

By Nan Perkins 

It is a typical high school group. 
The students— all seniors— are laid 
back in their chairs, feet propped 
everywhere. Although they have 
just heard a glowing introduction of 
the speaker, a young woman there 
to talk about adjusting to college 
life, they are obviously reserving 

"Pretend with me that it is 
August 15 and you're ready to leave 
for college," she begins, her hands 
betraying her enthusiasm. "The 
shopping is done, the car is packed 
and you've said goodbye to your 

"Now complete this sentence: 
'But I'm still very worried about 

Interest flickers. A few backs 
straightened. Hands begin to go up. 
Another fast-paced presentation of 
Joanne Soliday's workshop, "How 
to Survive or Not Survive in Col- 
lege," is launched. 

The fears expressed by the 
students are always the same — 
getting along with a nDommate, 
dealing with professors, leaving 
one's friends, hating the food, 
flunking out. The students' atten- 
tion is captured and held even past 
the 50 minutes usually allotted for 
the presentation. 

Soliday, Elon's dean of admissions 
and financial planning, developed 
the "How to Survive" workshop in 
1983 as a service for college-bound 
seniors. Since then, she has 
delivered it over 500 times to more 
than 9,000 students. 

The workshop focuses on the 
academic and social adjustments 
students will be faced with in col- 
lege. Academically, Soliday tries to 
prepare them for differences in col' 
lege class hours, grading practices, 
and the shift in the burden of 
learning from teacher to student. 

"You're now in class 30 hours a 
week," she explains. "In college, 
you'll be in class only about 15 
hours a week. But to make C's, 
most of you will need to study 
about one hour outside of class for 

every hour you're in class, lb make 
A's and B's— two hours of study for 
every one in class. 

"Make a simple chart to schedule 
your study time in college, even if 
you have to hide in the closet or 
bathroom to do it," Soliday advises, 
showing on a board